Stand-up comedians demonstrate a truly amazing skill-set. They are courageous, inventive, engaging, and daring. They live
It's not all been plain sailing of course, there have been serious lows as well as the highs. My first marriage ended and I lost my brother to cancer. However highlights include playing the Royal Albert Hall and winning awards for That Peter Kay Thing and Phoenix Nights.
There have been times when I wanted to give up, I couldn't do battle with my body anymore and they never let me give up. They kept me strong. They fought for me. Now the tables had turned it was my Mum who needed me to fight for her.
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Red Redmond: Scarlet SoHandsome and Fiends Manchester-based standup, musician and comedy impresario Redmond debuts his drag
It took a lot of self-care and practice to get this awesome. People ask me all the time- "Ever, how did you get this awesome?" Actually no one's ever asked me BUT I picture them asking me. That's the same thing, right? Right. I know you're wondering it too. So I'll tell you...
Over the last few years, I've graced the stage at hundreds of Open Mic comedy shows across the country. And, as you'd expect, I've met thousands of the nicest, most intelligent and creative people around. I've also come across some exceptionally strange characters who've often been more entertaining offstage than what's happening at the front of the room.
"It's all about being in the right place at the right time" they say. Being spotted after a set of stand-up comedy to do
Up or down? This is an important question that needs to be asked before you move in with a bloke. And when that bloke is
It's 4pm. I leave work and walk a mile to the station, spend an hour on the world's most uncomfortable train to Bradford