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Relaxed Performances - The FAQs

We’re currently out on tour and ensuring that we give the right welcome to all audience members is very important to us. That’s why every performance of Backstage In Biscuit Land is ‘relaxed’. I thought it might be useful to … read more

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On Your Marks, Get Set …

We’re off! Our tour’s kicked off with a sell-out show in Nottingham.

Five years ago Leftwing Idiot sent an email with the subject line: ‘We Can Be Heroes’. It read:

“Welcome to the official fledgling Touretteshero group email list. You read more

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Biscuit Land’s On The Move

On the 19th March 2014, I did something that was both terrifying and thrilling – I registered a show for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. And I had no idea of the incredible adventures that were to come. What I … read more

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Fitting In An Open Space Style

Will and I have spent yesterday afternoon at a fascinating event organised by Devoted and Disgruntled and put on by East London theatre group Access All Areas and performer Cian Binchy. The central question was:

‘How can we better … read more

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Now We Are Six

This time last year Touretteshero turned five, and we promised to invite you to a big birthday party to celebrate. But then things got busy in Biscuit Land and we found ourselves ushering in the New Year without so much … read more

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Dissent And Celebration

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

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Gold, Frankincense, and…

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

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The Making of Biscuit Land

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

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The Most Live Day Of My Life

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

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Sunday Afternoon Mystery

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

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