IT'S hard enough to even keep up with current events in these uncertain times, but comedian and activist Mark Thomas is currently making bold assertions about our future – and taking money from the bookies as a result.
THE year was 1992: The Maastricht Treaty unified Europe, future James Bond actor Daniel Craig landed his first film role, Madonna's Blond Ambition World Tour Live LaserDisc won the Grammy for Best Music Video – Long Form and a Downpatrick man called Colin Murphy performed his first stand-up set at his new comedy night at Queen's University Belfast.
THERE'S a difference between being 'strong' and being 'tough' according to Claire King, the actress who not only played one of Emmerdale's most devious characters, Kim Tate, but who also starred in ITV's prison drama series Bad Girls as prison governor Karen Betts.
ALL tickets for Flight of The Conchords' Flight of The Conchords sing Flight of The Conchords Tour next year sold out within hours of them going on sale last Friday – including a date at Dublin's 3Arena on March 25.
AS HE prepares to launch himself upon us with his new touring show Spolier Alert, comedian Ed Byrne is firmly of the belief that the current breed of parents spoil their kids rotten – whether it’s to do with the ever-increasing size of garden trampolines, or his own kids’ demand for elderflower cordial.
FUNNYMAN Jason Byrne is not someone who necessarily believes nothing is sacred in comedy, but he did move his own goalposts a tad when sharing details of a recent vasectomy with an agog audience at this year's Edinburgh Fringe.