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09/07/2011

Northampton, Didcot, Great Torrington, Borehamwood

Day 2 - Northampton Having been in Northampton once already for a radio appointment we're back again. It's only day two and I have spent most of it sleeping. The theatre is massive, and the crowd is too, it's a cracking show. I don't recall much else. Day 3 - Didcot Didcot Cornerstone is a […]
09/03/2011

Tour Support Three

I've still got the taste of Edinburgh in my mouth, and with two days rest I'm off doing my third support tour for the One Man Star Wars show, I've blogged it here before, and with a whole bunch of new places to see, here we go again. Day 1 - Corby Actually more like […]
08/31/2011

Bye Bye Scotland. Hello Lodnod.

The Edinburgh Festival is over. I was only able to blog until day six when everytihng in my head became to big to write about. I met some ace people such as Chris and Paul from New York City who do funny sketches and was allowed to go on Comedy Countdown a few time in […]
08/06/2011

Edinburgh Day 3 and 4

I was nervous as it was the first day of my show in Edinburgh and I wanted everything to be right. I have made some placards and covered them with book-cover-film to keep the rain off.  They look proper good. At the show there were hiccups of a technical nature. The little telly I had […]
08/04/2011

Edinburgh Day 2

I bought a new biro for 45p, then another better rollerball pen for a pound.  I was meeting the publicity man and wanted to look professional. At the meeting we both had a cup of tea and the waitress brought it in a pot, so I decided to take charge and be mother. On the evening there […]
08/02/2011

Day 1 - Arrived in Edinburgh

I have arrived in Edinburgh. On the way up the M6 I stopped off at Westmoorland farm shop to get a galloway mince pie and beef growler. The room I am staying in is a child's bedroom. There is a large woolly parrot in the corner and a bookshelf with the high school musical annual […]
07/27/2011

Buxton Fringe Nomination

How Nice. I was nominated for and award for 'Best Comedy by an Individual' at the Buxton Fringe. I did not win, the other nominants were James Sherwood, Henning Wehn and Izy Suttie. Well done to Izy who won.
07/17/2011

FringeGuru Review

The FringeGuru has reviewed my show, this is what they said: Danny Pensive's Map of Britain - Danny Pensive is a loveable and comic character, and a delightful guide on this idiosyncratic journey across Great Britain.  Brimming with childlike curiosity and off-beat insights an hour in his company is one well-spent. Stopping off in Buxton […]
07/13/2011

Buxton Fringe Review

I have done my first show at the Buxton Fringe and it has been reviewed by a man called David who has said very nice things. Buxton Fringe Review. "It is often said that from humble beginnings mighty oaks grow...or something like that anyhow. What is certainly true is that pure comedy gold has been […]
07/06/2011

Buxton Fringe & Edinburgh Spotlight

Hello. The Buxton Fringe begins this week, so you can come and see one of the preview dates before the show goes to Edinburgh, info here.  Also the nice people at Edinburgh Spotlight have done an interview with me, though I don't recall sayin I was Welsh, this is here.
John Cooper
Comedian & Improv coach
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