John Fleming.

John Fleming (I)

BCG Features

Press Clippings

Ricky Gervais - I haven't watched comedy for 2 years

I have never really followed his career with that much interest - mea culpa - so I was taken aback by just how a good a writer - and director - he is.

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 1st March 2019

Thom Tuck sings The Mountain Goats and I'm convinced

Thom Tuck is a very interesting man so, obviously I had to ask him several questions. As is my wont, I tended to meander a bit. Well, OK, a lot.

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 4th February 2019

Mr Twonkey tries to plug his show but gets sidetracked

I had a video chat with comedy performer Mr Twonkey (Paul Vickers) on FaceTime but I could only see him as a frozen, fuzzy presence.

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 2nd February 2019

The art and psychology of heckling comics

I chat to one of the Tunnel Palladium club's most effective hecklers - Gordon 'Bres' Breslin.

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 31st January 2019

Becky Fury in Berlin with the man who had too much fun

It was not exactly clear why her stay was so short. And several readers of this blog have asked me (yes indeed they really have) why.

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 20th January 2019

Final stories of dead Malcolm Hardee

Over the last four days, I have re-posted anecdotes told about legendary British comedian Malcolm Hardee by other comics in the days following his drowning in 2005. Here, to round off, are some more memories re-posted from 2005 - from four more comics, plus Malcolm's lifelong friend Wizo and Malcolm's partner of 13 years, Pip - interspersed with some video tributes to him over the years (some require you to watch them online at YouTube).

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 9th January 2019

Comics remembering Malcolm Hardee: part 4

Continuing these daily re-posts of how British comics and other comedy industry people reacted when Malcolm Hardee drowned...

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 8th January 2019

What comics said about Malcolm Hardee when he died pt 3

I hate to be predictable, but here comes Part 3...

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 7th January 2019