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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

What more comics said about Malcolm Hardee when he died

Yesterday I re-posted the first of those memories by fellow comics. They continue here...

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 6th January 2019

What comedians said about Malcolm Hardee when he died

Today would have been comedian Malcolm Hardee's 69th birthday. Who knows how he might have commented on that number?

John Fleming, John Fleming's Blog, 5th January 2019

My comedy taste. Part 4

Here is the final part of my conversation with comedy festival judge and linguist Louisette Stodel which took place in London's Soho Theatre Bar one afternoon back in 2017. I think Louisette was impressed by and appreciative of the insights I shared with her...

Louisette Stodel, John Fleming's Blog, 4th January 2019

My comedy taste. Part 3

I posted Part 1 and Part 2 the last couple of days, so ...here is Part 3 - the penultimate part - of a conversation in London's Soho Theatre Bar back in the mists of 2017 in which comedy festival judge and linguistic advisor Louisette Stodel asked me about my taste in comedy. I continue to talk less than fluently through my own anal passage...

Louisette Stodel, John Fleming's Blog, 3rd January 2019