SOUPY TWISTS +1

Soupy Twists & Fab Fools: HELP! Well, this is a right old turn-up for the trouser, what? I shan't keep you, except to beg your attention for one blog further, to announce that author and authorised Stephen Fry & Hugh Laurie biographer Jem Roberts' next work of comedy history after SOUPY TWISTS – FAB FOOLS – the…

TALES OF BRITAIN: Summer 2019

THURsday, 19 September 2019 Ushering In Autumn In Canterbury The last Folklore Thursday of the summer, my dear folksters – hope it's a joyous one for all of you! The Autumn Equinox, Mabon, Harvest Festival, no matter what you like to call it, it's the perfect time, as the nights draw in, to gather around…

TALES OF BRITAIN: Spring 2019

Over The Hill Wednesday, 19 June 2019 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, FOLKLORE THURSDAY! To celebrate, we have a double birthday-themed blog to close Spring 2019 – as it was on Brother Bernard's 40th birthday last year that we visited TINTAGEL, the site of King Arthur's birth! But first, we just want to say thank you to everybody…

TALES OF BRITAIN: Winter 2019

Rhymes Of Britain Wednesday, 20 March 2019 Happy musical Folklore Thursday! Only four days to our first ever London show – and nine to our Bath book launch! We dearly hope to see you at one of them if you're anywhere near the bottom half of this island... We should just take a moment to…

SOUPY TWISTS: Fifth and Final Bit

42) Soupy Twists, and GOODBYE! Friday, 18 January 2019 Weeeeeeeeell, my dear old Soupy supporters, as the old adage goes, all finite things must come to an end, and the Soupy Twists odyssey has gone on far longer than anyone could have predicted back in MAY 2016 FOR GOSHNESS' SAKE when the crowdfunder was first…

TALES OF BRITAIN: Autumn 2018

MERRY YULE, AND MARI LWYD! Thursday, 20 December 2018 Happy festive Folklore Thursday everybody! Please find attached this year’s totally bonus ‘brand new’ yule story, for all you lovely pledgers – MARI LWYD. As you know, our book is more about tales than ‘lore’, but thanks to those lovely folks at folkwales.org.uk, there seemed just enough…

The Bath Plug 2018: Rachel Parris

It's that time of year again! Previous winners: TERRY JONES, PETER RICHARDSON, BARRY CRYER Now read on, dot dot dot... With the precedent set by Jones, Richardson and Cryer, it may well be that anyone who knows about the Bath Plug Award, which I created, and which it is my duty to dole out every…

SOUPY TWISTS! Fourth Bit

You will have heard by now the horrible news that I've apparently written a rather good book – so good, Unbound have delayed it until 2018 to try and give it maximum coverage. I'm thinking of becoming a security guard to survive until then. But for now, here's the latest digest of Soupy activity... 17)…

Bath Plug Award 2017: BAZ!

Well, another Bath Comedy Festival tucks itself up in bed, and levity flies from the city once again for another year. This was a particularly light year for me, as my usual multiple duties mainly boiled down to just performing at Moles club on Sunday 9th, for this year's FUNNY NOISES: MY LOVELY HORSE! True, a…