Tag Archives: Jo Brand

A great time hunting down antique bargains with Jo Brand

TV antiques expert CATHERINE SOUTHON is staging her first auction of 2023, on February 8 at Farleigh Golf Club. But as she outlines here, she’s been busy driving around the country looking for bargains with a fellow Palace fan I … Continue reading

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‘Welcome to Croydon. No. Literally. You’re welcome to Croydon’

Cruel? Perhaps a touch. But Jack Dee’s opening monologue at the recording of I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue on its first visit to Croydon’s Fairfield Halls for 15 years had a packed house roaring with laughter at the inevitable … Continue reading

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Give a little, help a lot: comic Jo Brand backs Bethlem appeal

TV comic Jo Brand is backing an appeal from the Bethlem Royal Hospital, where she used to work as a mental health nurse, to raise funds to help patients recover from severe mental illness in the calming environment of the … Continue reading

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Dr Hope’s “advice clinic” open for business: July 13

If laughter is supposed to ease most ailments, then the South Norwood Arts Festival might offer a handy cure-all this weekend when Alexandra Maher brings her one-woman comedy show “Hope and Gloria” to SNAF this Saturday, July 13, before taking … Continue reading

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