Louise Reay: Eraserhead

Louise Reay: Eraserhead

Recently there was a bit of publicity in the papers about Louise Reay.She was being sued by her ex-husband who was seeking £30,000 in damages and an injunction stopping her talking about him in her show... 

Doppel Dietrich

Doppel Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich was born in Germany in 1924 and became a huge movie star in America back in the days of the Studio System. She was a strong independent woman. She answered to no one and even said "NO" to a request from Adolf Hitler - if you think strong, independent women are only a recent thing then you are very wrong... 

A Beginner's Guide to Bondage

A Beginner's Guide to Bondage

Fifty Shades of Grey was the bestselling book that gripped the world with its stories about Mr Grey and his sexual appetite for pain and pleasure. I found no pleasure in the book and after several chapters gave up... 

5 Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist

5 Encounters on a Site Called Craigslist

Craigslist, for those unfamiliar, is a site where people can advertise jobs, sell things and also meet people for 'casual encounters' – which basically means no strings attached sex, so I was unsure what to expect from the one man show 5 Encounters On A Site Called Craigslist by Sam Ward... 

Dave Benson Phillips: Christ, I Thought He Was Dead!

Dave Benson Phillips: Christ, I Thought He Was Dead!

Dave Benson Phillips used to be on children’s TV all the time. Most of us remember him from the classic show Get Your Own Back where kids could get to gunge their parents or teachers... 

Bin and Gone

Bin and Gone

People of a certain age will remember Ted Rogers hosting the quiz show 3-2-1 on Saturday nights. It ran for ten years, between 1978 to 1988, with an audience of 14 million viewers. It had cryptic clues that were almost impossible to solve...