May 2020 update – Gloves in a Time of Coronavirus

Hello. I hope you are well (and that really means something these days!). Here’s just a breakdown of what I’ve been up to and where you can find me during this frenzy of pestilence.    XS Malarkey has got very creative in these trying times, and this virus hasn’t stopped us putting on our regular Tuesday shows. We’ve been…

Award Nomination For Radio Play

The Dad Who Fell Onto A Shortlist… The Dad Who Fell To Earth has been nominated for a prestigious BBC Audio Drama Award. It made the initial shortlist of six, which was to be boiled down to three on January 5th 2016. Rather delightfully, it stayed on, alongside the acclaimed Cabin Pressure by John Finnemore…

The Dad Who Fell To Earth

As I type this you have just over three weeks to catch The Dad Who Fell To Earth on iPlayer. It is a play I wrote for Radio 4 about a man who discovers that his recently deceased father wasn’t a door-to-door salesman as he thought but in fact an alien from a  distant world…

Many Happy Malarkeys

Next week, it’s the anniversary of when I began a comedy night that I hoped would give me regular employment for the next two and a half months. On October 4th, XS Malarkey reopens to celebrate its fourteenth birthday. We’d shut down for the first time over the summer as our venue, The Queen Of…

Tickets available

OK, it’s official, tickets are available for my two fringe shows. Now I Know My BBC is a brand new hour which will be performed between 5th-29th August, at 6.55pm at Belly Laugh at The Underbelly. It should contain the same mix of personal, satirical and heartfelt humour as my last show, and it’s been…