Thank You, Tim Brooke-Taylor

https://youtu.be/DSsQou5r09s He was the lynchpin. Tim was the hero of the first story I got to tell, the man who links ISIHAC today with Cambridge Circus 57 years ago. How could he leave the party this early? And how can we keep the party going? Tim by Willy. Obviously. Sent to me by Tim. Before…

FAB FOOLS 4: WAIT!!

YOU NOW GETTING IT READY FOR YOU NOW GETTING IT READY FOR YOU PREVIOUSLY, ON FAB FOOLS: 1 – 2 – 3 – 4! IT'S THE KAY SISTERS! Greetings, as Joey Boswell had it, my dear Fab Fools follower, as I EXCLUSIVELY beg your pardon for this unscheduled update in the story of the creation and RELEASE of the…

TERRY: There Goes Another One…

We need a word to encapsulate this sense of deep sadness at losing someone so wonderful, while being simultaneously grateful that they have finally been freed from such suffering. For the loquacious and passionate Terry Jones to be closed in on himself with dementia was a particularly cruel fate, and so there's a feeling of…

BATH COMEDY FESTIVAL 2015

The Bath Comedy Festival originally took me by surprise, when it kicked off several years ago. For a while, I felt like I was the only person in the city running any kind of local comedy scene, with The Unrelated Family sketch shows (there was Mirth Control, but this tended to be very catholic stand-up…

The Unrelated Family: Rutles Megamix

It's been a long time, now I'm coming back home – I've been away now, oh how... Hm. But I thought I'd just underline the point that I have next-to-no shame by openly sharing this video on what we might call this 'blog' affair. We in The Unrelated Family do aim to one day follow in…