Marilyn Monroe & the eternal wisdom of Terence Gibbons

Marilyn Monroe & the eternal wisdom of Terence Gibbons

My darling bear I’ve had my first birthday since you went. June 1st. Same day as Marilyn Monroe. Boo boo bi fucking doo. Last year.. I remember it so well.. I got back from one of our fave gigs – Guildford Gag House. I was doing my last stint of a regular...

Guten Tag (s)

Darling TG I went to have some skin tags removed and a mole check today. Not exactly 84 Charing Cross Road is it but I want you to know I’m taking care of myself. Surreal as I stood there in my pants while she checked my back, arms and legs. I had two skin tags and...

Sometimes the show can wait. A bit.

Hello my love I just wanted you to know that after a few days of struggling a bit I’ve decided that rather than forcing myself to be ‘strong’ and carry on I’m going to take time out for a few months. I know we always said the show must go on but I feel so hollow and...
Can I get a witness ?

Can I get a witness ?

My sweet TG Once I’d settled in to my room at Shutters, I ordered room service. There was a knock at the door and there’s a sweet Mexican lady who delivers my tray. A few nights later I order again (there’s a butterscotch pudding like Angel Delight which is so...

Ken Dodd, June Whitfield and Terence Gibbons – In Memoriam

30th December 2018 My darling Bruce Dessau, the Evening Standard comedy critic and all-round good egg, wrote an In memoriam on his Beyond The Joke website. It’s a roll call of all those in the comedy world who have gone. Of course you are amongst the greats baby: Ken...