Today is International Disabled People’s Day (well, actually it’s called: International Day of Persons with Disabilities, formerly known as International Day of Disabled Persons), a UN-initiated day of awareness around disability issues.
A couple of years ago comedian Mark … read more
As soon as I woke this morning I said “Good morning, December”, quickly followed by “You’re the travelator to Christmas.”
November’s only been gone for a few hours, but there’s no doubt that things are getting festive. Across the land … read more
I can’t quite believe it’s actually happened. Yesterday the vision and skills of many, many people came together to culminate in our Broadcast From Biscuit Land on BBC4.
We’ve been on an incredible journey, brilliantly supported by our friends from … read more
In the five years since co-founding Touretteshero I’ve had the chance to do some incredible things I’d never have dreamt possible.
But today we’re about to do something on a totally different scale. I’m terrified, excited and very, very proud … read more
I managed to get through the whole of Halloween without dressing up or putting on any terrifying make-up, but then this afternoon I ended up in an outfit scarier than anything I could’ve dreamt up!
The reason? A photo-shoot for … read more
In exactly one month’s time I’m going to be giving one of the most challenging performances of my life.
On November 15th we’ll be one of five companies taking part in Live From Television Centre, a night curated by … read more
Yesterday was National Poetry Day. The second poem I ever learnt by heart was about peas:
‘I eat my peas with honey;
I’ve done it all my life.
It makes the peas taste funny,
But it keeps them on … read more
I was browsing online just now when a headline suddenly grabbed my attention, and it’s one I feel compelled to share with you:
‘World’s Most Valuable Biscuit Up For Auction’
The article tells the incredible tale of a biscuit that … read more
We’ve been away in Sweden for a few days with Backstage In Biscuit Land and have come home to the national carrier bag crisis. Predictably my tics are taking the nation’s plight very seriously:
“Plastic bag, dancing in the wind, … read more
It’s late, I’m exhausted, but I’m happy. Tonight Backstage In Biscuit Land opened at the Barbican’s Pit Theatre. The Barbican Centre has been part of my life since I was tiny. In fact I was born at Bart’s Hospital, … read more