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Tax Dinosaur

David Cameron’s been in the news a lot this week, but for all the wrong reasons. This time it’s not because of inappropriate antics with farmyard animals, but because of leaked papers relating to questionable offshore investments, suggesting once … read more

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New Dimensions To Biscuit Land

I’ve just come off stage after a phenomenal show to a packed house at the Norwich Playhouse. As always the wonderful Chopin was there with me, but tonight British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter Martin (my tics initially introduced him as … read more

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Breaking Strawbs

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

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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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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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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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