Originally known as James Rogers, he took his name from a Lincolnshire market town. He is a stand-up comedian from Hull who has been honing his gags and guitar-playing on the stand-up circuit since the late 1980s.
He has won a Time Out Comedy Award and was a 1995 Perrier Award nominee. He has had two comedy series on Radio 4 and has had three radio plays broadcast.
Hitler Sell Tickets....2006
Historical comedy first produced at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2004. Adapted for radio by the author for R4 and retitled BEING MUSSOLINI, 14 Jan 06. Stars Omid Djlalli in two roles: Benito Mussolini and also Aldo, the lookalike. Also starring Pauline McClynn as The Ghost Of Violet Gibson.
Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
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