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…

SOUPY TWISTS! Third Bit

More updates on SOUPY TWISTS: Digested and excreted for your pervy pleasure! Now read on, dot dot dot… 9) Since You Have Been Kind Enough Never To Be Peter Sissons... Sirs and Madams, I am chastened and bowed – ever the men and women of affairs, you have reminded us all, ALL, of our duty. A Fry &…

UPDATE: HALLOWE’EN ON JEKYLL ISLAND

“Unless, of course, I’m absolutely entirely wrong, again.”

To be fair, it’s still a remake – they just went with Brexit’s ‘DICKS ARE RUNNING EVERYTHING’ finale instead.

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HAPPY HALLOWE’EN, SOUPY TWISTERS!

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I am actually IN America (The States) as the holiday comes around (so don’t throw me out of a window, Stephen and Hugh), and sadly, with that reference, I’ve already used up the best Fry & Laurie video for Hallowe’en in the text above, but to celebrate us hitting a wonderful 111%, here’s a bonus slice of young Gelliant Gutfright to enjoy this sizzling Samhain…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6u-WFlvZ2o

I was over in the US performing some silly Limey-Yank themed shows with the shamingly musically gifted Michaele Hannemann, and here, if you have insensitive ears and wish to grab a bit of spooky Halloween mood, is a heavily condensed Best Of Thing. With Soupy Twists! references at about the halfway point..!

JEM ROBERTS: HALLOWEEN ON JEKYLL ISLAND!

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(I’ll probably only leave it up for a few days, fill your booties…)

But now, forgive me. Having been mooching around…

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SOUPY TWISTS! Second Bit

Having neglected my own blog for a long time, here's a digest of all the activity which has ensured my fourth book, SOUPY TWISTS: The official story of the sophisticated silliness of Fry & Laurie is going to be a reality next year! Now read on, dot dot dot... OH GIVE THE MAN A BLOODY…

SPREADING 72 BAPS FOR VICTORIA

  AN AUDIENCE WITHOUT VICTORIA WOOD An evening of very funny songs and sketches, in aid of Victoria's chosen charities. Widcombe Social Club, Bath Saturday 28th May, 8pm "If there's a noisy party going on in the block, I don't complain, I just zip up me cocktail slacks & get over there & get frigging.…