Political incorrectness: a country bumpkin writes…

In a moment of perfect poetic justice, I have recently been on the receiving end of a mild act of political incorrectness within moments of completing a celebration of politically incorrect songs. With my musical partners Derek Hewitson (Suffolk) and Victoria Hart (Whitechapel), I had been performing songs from our show Taboo-Be-Do! at a London […]

If it’s politically incorrect and musical, I’m interested

These days, I awake thinking of the strangest things: sheikhs, fat women, primitive men, sad old bastards with guitars. In less than two weeks’ time, on Sunday 18th April, I return to the King’s Head Theatre, Islington, in the company of the finger-picking guitarist Derek Hewitson and the funny, brilliant Victoria Hart. Our show Taboo-Be-Do! […]

Stand up for the right to cause offence

For the first and I very much hope the last time, I share a problem with the celebrity hardman Vinnie Jones. We have both recently laid ourselves open to the charge of what is now known as “ableism”. Jones was reported to Ofcom when, during an interview for Celebrity Big Brother, he referred to the […]

Her heart belongs to Baghdad Daddy

Between you and me, all I can think of right now is scandalous music. This Monday, the duo Something Happened, of which I am  50 per cent, joins forces with the amazing singer Victoria Hart at the King’s Head, Islington to launch TABOO-BE-DO! Hits and Misses from the Politically Incorrect Songbook. The launch is a […]