The QT

Monday 20 May 2024


Durham’s Fringe is growing

Five days.  Ninety shows. Two hundred and fifty performances.  A pretty impressive set of numbers coming out of the recent launch of the Durham Fringe Festival 2024. Taking place from July 24-28, the return of the burgeoning event has added another two venues to the mix, meaning proceedings will be taking place across eight stages …

You’re doing alright, Jack

It’s not even Easter yet, but I’d wager that 2024 is already riding high at the top of Jack Robertson’s life league table. Truth be told, I’ve no idea if he — or anyone else for that matter- has one. But if he did, this year would surely have to be up there for the …

Boxing Clever – The Thick Of It

The Thick Of It is a British sitcom that lifted the lid on the inner workings and backroom hustles of the Government, as imagined by creator and chief writer Armando Iannucci. The show was first broadcast in 2005 when New Labour were in power and had gifted the term Spin Doctor to the world at …

Boxing Clever – The Office (US Version)

Before we get into this week’s column I feel I should address the jelly-encased elephant in the room. Yes, this is the American remake of the classic and groundbreaking British comedy of the same name, which took the form of a documentary about the staff of a Slough paper sales office. The 2001 show changed …

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