#thomcolonfoolery show iv.

yesterday’s show was a magnificent success, with 23 non-Tom* audience members. this afternoon we have our first LADY THOMAS and the first tomedian to be returning for a second show in the run (because of idiocy (mine)). 1500 at dragonfly on the west port. Read more →

#thomcolonfoolery show three!

show two more than double the audience from show one… so i am hoping we can do that again today! (unlikely). but, we have: MR TOM FIGGINS! MR TOMA ALEXANDRU! MR THOMAS HAZLEDINE! & MR TOMMY HOLGATE! our first four-tom day. do come and celebrate at the delightful dragonfly on the west port at 1500 hours. have a cocktail why… Read more →

shows i have done directed.

well… i’ve got eight shows or something under my belt now. it’s time to tell you about the shows that i directed. now… directing stand-up is something of a weird job; it’s not really one thing. it’s anything and everything that needs doing: script editing, joke writing, pastoral care, cracking the whip or perhaps just a soft and tender embrace… Read more →

#thomcolonfoolery show two!

show one was as rip-snorting as a seven-person audience show could ever be. and now, show two is almost upon us (Toms). come and see the following Thomases do comedy: MR TOM MAYHEW! MR TOM BURGESS! & MR TOM BALLARD! the silliest idea at the fringe (probably) Read more →


second post of the day! i know, i spoil you. it is, however, necessary, to promote the show i am considering my “main” show this fringe. it is the unbelievably stupid thom:foolery¬†wherein i present a mixed bill of performers who all happen to be called thomas. if you have heard of a sillier premise, do let me know. it started… Read more →

the first day is dead; long live the first day!

the first show is done and dusted. it was this is your trial which is happening at half seven in the wine bar at the gilded balloon. it’s a lovely venue. too lovely for the likes of us, really. the show is a series of mock trials where a member of the audience is put on trial for a crime… Read more →

the fringe, twenty-sixteen.

dearest intertwats, sorry this has been monumentally un-updated as a website. i am spectacularly bad at admin. fortunately, this is not my job. being funny is. and i am back in the remain-voting, haggis-inhaling caledonian hinterland to do that job. over the next few days i will put up in more details the things i am doing (and, for god’s… Read more →

what have i been doing…

first things first, there should probably be a dedicated gig list on this page. but there isn’t at the moment. so. tough. i’m not really doing enough gigs for it to matter. but if you do want to come, here’s what you can come to. October, 2015 24th. THE BEAU ZEAUX, in brighton somewhere. November, 2015 6th. THE SCHADENFREUDE CABARET,… Read more →