Comedy in a care home: the standups taking slapstick into new territory
The residents were expecting bingo. Instead they got lessons in strawberry spitting, a Railway Children spoof – and a stuntman stripping to his underpantsMonday afternoon is usually bingo time at the Madelayne Court care home, in the village of Broomfield, near Chelmsford. So today’s act... [Read More]
Comedy in a care home: the standups taking slapstick into new territory
The residents were expecting bingo. Instead they got lessons in strawberry spitting, a Railway Children spoof – and a stuntman stripping to his underpantsMonday afternoon is usually bingo time at the Madelayne Court care home, in the village of Broomfield, near Chelmsford. So today’s act... [Read More]
David Baddiel: rumours about my dementia are greatly exaggerated
When he read in the newspapers that he had dementia, the comedian was as alarmed as his friends were. But perhaps that’s what happens when you talk about a complex subject to a media allergic to complexityLast weekend, I woke up to a number of consoling messages related to my decision to go pu... [Read More]