Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Comedy festival review: Richard Herring and Matt Green at the Oval Tavern, Thursday 12th August

Posted on August 21st, by Paul Dennis in Culture. 1 Comment

Paul Dennis catches a big fish at the Oval Tavern during Croydon’s comedy festival

Wouldn’t you just know it? Edinburgh is in full swing, so naturally we have a comedy festival in Croydon.

Now, all things being equal, you would expect any comedians worth their salt to be in Scotland right now, so it was a bit of a surprise to see two big names on … Read More »

The Public Gallery: Cheerio, but not goodbye

Posted on July 17th, by Tom Black in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

After ten months of breaking stories, making predictions and analysing Croydon’s political sphere, Tom Black is taking a well-earned summer break

I started this column on my birthday last year. As I turned 23, I was living in a Conservative-run borough with an uncertain election ahead of it, and a still-more uncertain UKIP presence. I was living in a parliamentary seat with no … Read More »