FESTIVAL OF MEDICAL CURIOSITY
An honour to mix with comedy greats (Tommy Tiernan), Man Booker prize winners (Anne Enright), philosophical gurus (Dr Ian McGilchrist) and other masters of their craft at this medical conference for right-brained doctors.
Crikey. After another auction House Productions (whose credits include 'Brexit: An Uncivil War' starring Benedict Cumberbatch) have bought the television rights to my book.
Oh my. Following a 9-way book auction my first book, a psychiatric memoir, 'You Don't Have To Be Mad To Work Here' will be published by prestigious Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape (part of Penguin Random House) in Spring 2023.
MARK WATSON COMEDY MARATHON
Last week I used exposure therapy on stage to cure Angela Barnes' fear of fish. A genuine phobia, she began the looong charity event literally hiding under the table and ended by walking over hot fish cakes, releasing a goldfish and kissing a cod!
BBC NEW COMEDY AWARD SHORTLIST
I've been shortlisted for the BBC New Comedy Award down from 600 applicants to 50. My quarter final is on Mon 18th June at 'Up The Creek' in Greenwich.