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Light Springs Forward

Yesterday morning I woke up after a much-needed sleep. It was 10am and I was really impressed that I’d slept so late, something I never normally do. The sun was pouring through a crack in my blind and my tics … read more

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Expressing Exhaustion

Yesterday we completed the third of our seven-week UK tour with a performance at the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich. The space was beautiful, the audience warm, and the show went well.

I’ve never toured with this intensity before though. … read more

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The Making Of The Super Van

Yesterday we revealed our brilliant new Touretteshero van. Over a million people have already viewed the video showing my reaction the first time I saw it.

Until I watched this video I had no idea what the van had … read more

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The Tourettes-mobile

Back in February I gave a talk at 5×15 in Bristol, an event that brought together an eclectic mix of speakers. It was a fascinating evening and it got me thinking about loads of new ideas. The following day … read more

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“Independent Pissing or Pounds? Choose”

I’ve just been to the toilet.

To be able to do this safely I need a number of aids. Some of these are permanent and stay in the bathroom, like the grab rail and the emergency alarm. Others are things … read more

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One Sunny Day In Canterbury…

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

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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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A Creative Collection

A week ago yesterday we celebrated six years of Touretteshero with a party at Battersea Arts Centre. There we had a tic drawing area where guests could choose phrases I’ve ticced and illustrate them. Last Monday I promised to share … read more

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Introducing Innes

Yesterday we started the UK tour of our stage show Backstage In Biscuit Land at the Nottingham Playhouse, and we’re back there this afternoon for a matinee. After that we’re heading off to Hull.

The touring team includes me and … 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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