Tag Archives: Eddie Izzard

Labour members seize their chance to show support for Corbyn

Labour members in Croydon North, eventually given the opportunity to attend a nomination meeting over the party’s leadership, voted overwhelmingly in favour of Jeremy Corbyn last night. For the second time in 12 months. Steve Reed OBE, the Progress MP … Continue reading

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Izzard hits the right notes as David Lean turns Inside Out

The misconception that, by definition, “art house” cinemas only ever screen dull but worthy movies, often in black and white and almost certainly with subtitles over the Scandinavian dialogue, is well and truly exploded next month by the David Lean … Continue reading

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A Viscount, two Lords and a comedian back Labour campaign

Eddie Izzard was out campaigning in Croydon town centre this morning with local Labour leader Tony Newman. Cue jokes from all other political parties about there being more than one comedian in Croydon Labour… It’s unclear whether many of the … Continue reading

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Palace name their latest signing: Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard, the “total dress freedom” comedian and actor who has acquired National Treasure status since his marathon running exploits for Sport Relief, has been named as an associate director of his favourite football club, Crystal Palace, pledging to be … Continue reading

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Dancing Palace fans raise £5,000 for Sport Relief

Nine Palace fans who strutted their stuff at half-time during the game against Barnsley on Tuesday have raised more than £5,000 in aid of Sport Relief. The fans, all but one of them men, donned mini-skirts and leg warmers, strutted … Continue reading

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Will Ken promise to block Beddington incinerator scheme?

Eddie Izzard‘s visit to promote Ken Livingstone’s six promises for the capital was accompanied by the buzz that Labour’s candidate for London Mayor will add a special seventh promise especially for Croydon and Sutton: he will block the Beddington Lane … Continue reading

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