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Lochs, Lox, Locks, and Rocks: Nikki's trip to Scotland

Lochs, Lox, Locks, and Rocks: Nikki's trip to Scotland

Old Sep 5th, 2013, 10:30 AM
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(But next time do try the International Festival's wackier theatre offerings too ) >>

yes, I note that you missed Henry Blofeld:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/1...gh-Fringe.html

[Ian Fleming named his villain after Henry's dad with whom he was at school]

I wonder if his humour crosses the pond? he certainly qualifies as wacky.
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Old Sep 5th, 2013, 12:50 PM
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Ann, that was Fringe too, not International Festival. (Example of a wackier EIF offering - being a single audience member experiencing a show while lying on a piano? ) But I would have gone - he was always my favourite on TMS - although I'm not sure all his humour crossed the posh/non-posh divide, never mind the Pond!
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Old Sep 5th, 2013, 01:22 PM
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ok, caroline, not having ever been to the E'burgh festival, I'm not sure what's part of which!

we did see Henry at the St' Ives festival a few years ago - if you're a fan he's great, if not, I agree that his brand of humour may not be capable of translation, even into american. He was a guest on "just a Minute" this week as well, and though he was incapable of keeping to the rules, he was still the star of the show.

do you miss the radio a lot? it's something that makes me think twice about moving abroad.
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Ann, I'll answer over on my thread so as to avoid cluttering up Nikki's any more. (Sorry Nikki!)
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Brilliant report, Nikki. So pleased you had a good time.

Annhig, I didn't know that, about Henry Blofeld. That's my new fact for the day
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Great report Nikki. We hope to visit Scotland next April.
Lots of good information.
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