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A recount of a tough crowd

In the land of small and unappreciative audiences; Raph Shirley’s 2011 d├ębut Edinburgh solo show. I think the worst show at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival was the one I did to a solitary ninety year old man. He’d got lost on his way to the military tattoo. Old people often can’t see very well, […]

Edinburgh DVD on sale now

My 2011 Edinburgh show, Philosophical Investigations, is now available on DVD for the incredible price of 10 pounds. I have made DVD cases out of left over flyers and then burnt a PDF of the script on to an Intenso 4.70 Gb DVD-R disc using the Sonic RecordNow! software on my Toshiba Satellite Pro. I […]

Edinburgh 2011 summary

The 2011 smash flop, Philosophical Investigations, has today come to an end. Figure 1. Conventional cameras can not capture the sublime performance of Raph Shirley. The show of which The Telegraph said nothing at all, the show nominated for under 1 awards, the five star masterpiece (five one star reviews from audience comment website edfringe.com) […]

Edinburgh preview on 13th July 2011

Hello good people, I am doing a preview of my Edinburgh show, Philosophical Investigations, at The Invisible Dot in Camden, London. 13 July 2011 8pm The show is free of cost You can email info@theinvisibledot.com to reserve a seat. Your humble jester, Venue details: www.theinvisibledot.com Show details: www.raphshirley.com/shows/2011/philosophical-investigations/

A Portrait of a Provincial Nobody

    Words and pictures from Raph Shirley, in humorous weblog form.

    Infecting the internet like so many glimmering tentacles
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    He is a fictional character.

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