Tag Archives | Helen Knott

BREVIEW: Andy Zaltzman @ The Glee Club (B’ham) 19.01.17

Words by Helen Knott Andy Zaltzman is perhaps best known for his political podcast The Bugle, which he originally presented with Brummie comedian John Oliver, before Oliver (as Zaltzman jokes, “the notorious Birmingham traitor”) moved to America to present the satirical talkshow Last Week Tonight on HBO. Indeed tonight’s show, Satirist for Hire, has the air […]

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BREVIEW: Paramore @ Genting Arena 14.01.17

      Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe Hot on the heels of their fifth studio album, After Laughter, Paramore play to a packed crowd at the Genting Arena, with only a handful of tickets left in the Gods of the 15,683 capacity venue. Not bad for a Sunday. Not bad for any day. Paramore are […]

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BPREVIEW: Andy Zaltzman @ The Glee Club (B’ham) 19.01.17

Words by Helen Knott Andy Zaltzman brings his 2018 tour of Satirist for Hire to The Glee Club (B’ham) on Friday 19th January. Tickets are £12 (adv) and doors open at 8pm, for a 8.30pm start. For direct gig info, including venue details and online ticket sales, click here. Stand-up comedian, broadcaster, author and cricket fanatic, Andy […]

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BREVIEW: Playback @ mac – running until 24.01.18

Words by Ashleigh Goodwin / Pics by Ed King Stepping into Playback almost feels like the beginning of a Black Mirror episode; the silence is palpable in the dimly-lit space, as people sit before screens, each person plugged into the monitors, staring intently ahead. The calm and quiet is a welcome distraction from the packed […]

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