February 20, 2018 admin

Let’s face it, why would you want to spend January in the Great British weather?  We don’t we like to feel the sun on our faces and the warm African wind in our hair.     Check out this new podcast episode!

February 16, 2018 admin

Every January, like a sparrow Mark and Jo migrate to warmer climes.  This year we have travelled to Tenerife, the largest of the Canary islands off west Africa.   Check out this new podcast episode!

January 9, 2018 admin

We have been thinking a lot about the past twenty years. How we have built a story telling machine that entertains people, all people with comedy and drama. I’ve mentioned Thick as Thieves, how we took it from nothing and turned it into something special, something award winning and successful. I have gloated about being…

December 3, 2017 admin

20 years ago 4 newly graduated actors decided to put a show on, above a pub in Nottingham.  Who would have thought that the company would still be knocking about now. Do you remember any of these past shows? Win,Lose,Draw (above a pub in Nottingham) Bedders & Pike (above a pub in Nottingham) Much (Nottingham…

November 26, 2017 admin

We never wanted to be dog owners, so imagine our annoyance when Kit the border Collie came into our life? But, since he’s been here we’ve had some adventures.

November 26, 2017 admin

We never wanted to be dog owners, so imagine our annoyance when Kit the border Collie came into our life? But, since he’s been here we’ve had some adventures.   Check out this new podcast episode!

November 23, 2017 admin

Why would I want to become famous? Well, three reasons. 1. Money – as an actor you get paid something in the region of £400 per week for say a panto, if I were a famous actor I’d be looking at anything up to ten grand. 2. Work – I went up for Coronation Street…

November 6, 2017 admin

Joanne hates mornings, she’ll sit, silent for 40 minutes while the caffeine kicks in.  Mark wakes up running.  How annoying for them both.  Check out this new podcast episode!

October 31, 2017 admin

Well, another Halloween passes and we at hard graft are as chuffed as punch with the massive turnout once again.  We have been producing innovative walks at halloween since 2012 in Oldham, Uppermill, Burnley and now in our home town of Rawtenstall. What we love are the faces of the audience when we deliver the…

October 24, 2017 admin

Meet the cast and creatives for our next show The Jungle Book Adapted by Mark Whiteley Touring December 2017