Blake Connolly

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Name: Blake Connolly
Date registered: March 28, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Edinburgh Comedy Preview – Part 2 {Blake Connolly} — August 6, 2010
  2. Edinburgh Comedy Preview – Part 1 {Blake Connelly} — July 26, 2010
  3. The IT Crowd are back {TV} — June 23, 2010
  4. Time runs out for 24 {TV} — June 1, 2010
  5. As It Occurs To Me {Radio} — May 19, 2010

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Aug 06

Edinburgh Comedy Preview – Part 2 {Blake Connolly}

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe officially kicks off today, so it really is about time I get on with part two. As I mentioned last time, all the shows I went to were previews, meaning that often the acts were still getting to grips with the show, testing out material and working from notes. So, while …

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Jul 26

Edinburgh Comedy Preview – Part 1 {Blake Connelly}

It’s nearly that time again, when half of London converges on Edinburgh while the residents move away for a month and rent out their rooms for extortionate prices. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe started as an unofficial offshoot of the Edinburgh International Festival but over the years has grown to be the much larger of the …

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Jun 23

The IT Crowd are back {TV}

The geeks are back! The IT Crowd, the award-winning sitcom written by Graham Linehan; co-writer of classics Father Ted, Black Books and Big Train; returns this Friday night on Channel Four and it’s as good as ever. The series is about the basement-dwelling IT department of Reynholm Industries, a large company that does something that’s …

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Jun 01

Time runs out for 24 {TV}

After the eight longest days of Jack Bauer’s life and 194 hours of incredible television, 24’s final episodes will be broadcast this Sunday night at 9 o’clock on Sky1 and Sky1 HD. The era-defining series, about the heroic Counter Terrorist Unit agent played by 1980s film star Kiefer Sutherland and his battles to prevent terrorist …

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May 19

As It Occurs To Me {Radio}

Richard Herring returned to London’s Leicester Square theatre on Monday night to record the first in a new series of his stand-up and sketch show, As It Occurs To Me. Aided by comic actors Emma Kennedy and Dan Tetsell, with music from Christian Ryley, the show is, put simply, about whatever has occurred to Herring …

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May 04

Alternative Election Night {TV Preview}

It’s only a couple of days until Britain goes to the polls for the closest general election in a generation. On Thursday night, the BBC will begin an epic 20-hour broadcast from it’s huge studio set, ITV will have Alistair Stewart and Julie Etchingham surrounded by virtual reality graphics and Sky will have it’s presenters …

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Apr 28

Strike Back {TV Preview}

Next Wednesday night at 9 o’clock, Sky1HD will show the first two episodes of its new drama series based on former SAS operative Chris Ryan’s bestselling novel Strike Back. Ryan is best known as being the only member of the famous Bravo Two Zero patrol in the first Gulf War to evade capture. After writing …

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Apr 18

Glee: Hell-o {TV Preview}

Our lucky guest writer Blake Connolly got a sneaky peak from Channel 4 at the upcoming episode of Glee, if you want to know what’s instore; keep reading… Glee returns to E4 tomorrow after a few weeks off to catch up with the broadcasts in the United States. The musical comedy-drama has been a phenomenon …

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