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AboutSimon Beckwith, Author at

Simon Beckwith

Simon Beckwith

Si is a Newcastle based stand-up comedian and writer. A nerd like interest in literature/music/film/television.

Posts By Simon Beckwith

Mick Foley is Back: Tales From Wrestling Past (Part Two)

April 3, 2013 |

Yesterday Mick Foley revealed how fraternising with other comedians has rubbed off on him in the fact he has learnt to take old stories and give them a completely different spin for use on the comedy circuit. He also confessed that the Montreal and Edinburgh festivals were the two best things that could have happened to himand began hinting at how hard it really is to get shows off the ground in the US. Let’s pick up where we left off… Read More

Mick Foley Interview (Part One): Tales From Wrestling Past

April 2, 2013 |

So, before diving into this Mick Foley interview, I feel it would be remiss of me not to mention that I have a substantial interest in professional wrestling (there’ll be a photo of me somewhere on this page that should emphasise my claims of wrestling geekery, I mean, look at me). Mick Foley, well, he was always one of my favourites, I have followed his career through wrestling, writing, his role as the subject of documentaries, and now, I’m following his career as a stand-up comedian. Read More