Austin Knight – Aug 17
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Austin Knight – Aug 17

I cleared out my grandmother’s house yesterday, I put all the good stuff on eBay and I took the rest down to the car boot sale and some to the charity shop, I then went to the estate agent and put her house on the market.  You should have seen her face when she got … Continue reading

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Austin Knight July 2017
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Austin Knight July 2017

If you are on PAYE and you look at your payslip this week and you wonder what NI stands for, then it’s Northern Ireland, so it is.  The futures bright.  The futures orange!   Jose Mourinho has told Wayne Rooney that if he wants to leave Old Trafford, he’ll have to put it in writing. … Continue reading

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Name drops and acid drops
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Name drops and acid drops

Name drops and acid drops UK Cabaret managing editor Mark Ritchie recalls some of the high-spots and low points in his long career as an entertainer and show business journalist. Entertainers who moan about reviews they are unhappy with soon became part and parcel of life as a reviewer during my 16 years with The … Continue reading

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Austin Knight June 2017
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Austin Knight June 2017

A man was knocked over last week on the A57, by a red lorry, then a yellow lorry, then another red lorry, then another yellow lorry. When the Police constable went to inform his wife, he told her;  “There’s really no easy way to say this…” The missus had just got back from the garden … Continue reading

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March Gossip Gatherer
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March Gossip Gatherer

March Gossip Gatherer Our intrepid dealer in tittle-tattle is back with more tasty morsels of meaningless and hum-drum gossip, from the lives of UK Cabaret subscribers. To the Home Counties first, where producer, promoter and performer David Pibworth loves his wife’s food so much, that he is worrying about his waistline. David is based in … Continue reading

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December Gossip Gatherer

December Gossip Gatherer As Christmas loom’s ever closer, we discover what some of our subscribers in up to in terms of tittle-tattle and idle gossip To Blackpool first, where the host with the most at the splendid Viva venue Leye D Johns is cock-a-hoop, after receiving a business award from a panel of leading of … Continue reading

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UK Cabaret people – December
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UK Cabaret people – December

UK Cabaret people This month UK Cabaret managing editor Mark Ritchie meets Chris Fielding, a tribute artiste and singer, who has put together a huge beast of a tribute band. Chris does not simply perform a tribute to David Bowie. He attempts to re-create one of the highlights of Bowie’s career, The Serious Moonlight Tour. … Continue reading

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Austin Knight Oct 2016
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Austin Knight Oct 2016

A mere £3 will buy water and food for a whole family in Africa. But don’t let your heart rule your head. Tesco are doing 3 cases of Stella or Magners for £16.00. I put a load of the wife’s old clothes in a charity bag outside the house this morning and got a knock … Continue reading

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