It’s not every day that I arrange to meet someone I’ve never met before in our tour bus in a deserted car park in mid-Wales. But it’s not everyday that I’m at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival in Wales having being … read more
Late last night we got back to our hotel after an amazing performance of Backstage in Biscuit Land in Norwich, our biggest audience to date. I was seriously tired but happy too. Innes helped me get to bed and I … read more
Back in January I wrote about news of a possible biscuit shortage due to flooding in the North of England. Sure enough over the following months our attention’s been repeatedly drawn to the Biscuit crisis.
It now seems that another … read more
We’ve been in Canterbury, Kent, for the last couple of days and despite Chopin being very under the weather we’ve had two great performances of Backstage in Biscuit Land at the Marlowe Theatre, both to full houses.
I’ve not been … read more
The last few months have been very busy, what with our run of shows at the Barbican and Soho Theatres, and taking part in Live From Television Centre.
All of this means we’ve left recording our annual Christmas … read more
At Touretteshero, right from the outset, we took the decision to focus exclusively on my tics and not invite contributions from other people for the website. We did this to make sure each tic was authentic and not simply made … read more
We’re now slap bang in the middle of the festive season and there’s Christmas cheer at every turn: decorations, adverts, and Christmas songs drifting out of every speaker. Naturally my tics are getting in on the act too. Today’s been … read more
I had a lovely lunch with my work colleagues yesterday at our favourite café. It was cold so I ordered a jacket potato with cheese and beans.
It arrived quickly, looking totally delicious, but before my support worker Aytan could … read more
When I was in my room earlier, Bunny, who’d stayed over last night, made a passing reference to my ‘weird leg mirror’.
It took me a minute understand, but as soon as I did it made me laugh.
I’ve … read more
For reasons that are too tasteless to describe here, this post is dedicated to a poor defenceless porker and a well-known wild boar.
When Ed Miliband attempted to eat a bacon sandwich a while back he was at least … read more