Results tagged “Mark Thomas”

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BOOK
Extreme Rambling, by Mark Thomas
Ebury Press, £10.99
3/5

IN A NUTSHELL
This one offers an in-depth take on the Israel/Palestine question packed with pomposity-pricking prose.

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Through the crackles of a recalcitrant iPhone, political activist, satirist and comedian Mark Thomas speaks of optimism and depression.

In March last year he decided for "fun, curiosity and a love of rambling" to take his first trip to Israel with the aim of walking the 472 mile length of its controversial West Bank separation barrier.

Review: Mark Thomas, Tricycle Theatre

By John Hill on October 2, 2009 11:21 AM |

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COMEDY
Mark Thomas: The Manifesto, Tricycle Theatre
4/5

IN A NUTSHELL
Political comedian Mark Thomas scours the country for ideas that will change Britain, but it's definitely not just a big joke.

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The University of East London confirmed an alternative G20 summit held at their Docklands campus "ended peacefully".

UEL cancelled the summit last week and closed its campus amid fears of violence. But 200 turned up regardless, including speakers Tony Benn and activist comedian Mark Thomas.