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Annie talks to Mark Coxon of Comedy Beats

Mark Coxen with audience member
Professional comedian Mark Coxon set up Comedy Beats a year ago, putting on comedy shows at various venues around the South East of England.

Using the very best comics from the club circuit Mark has booked some of the best in the business including Simon Evans, Dominic Holland and Zoe Lyons.

He spoke to our presenter Annie Whitmore about Comedy Beats and comedy events he has coming up.

Listen to the full interview here and to find out about gigs in your area go to the Comedy Beats website

Listen On Demand – Mark Coxon interview:

Mark Coxen publicity shot

Visit To Children’s Outpatients Was a Hoot

Photo:  Alexandra and Emily Fountain with Daisy the Owl.

A very special visitor came to see the young patients at the children’s outpatient department and the children’s ward at East Surrey Hospital.  

Daisy, the European eagle owl, came to the hospital with her handler, Terry Travis from the Heathrow Owl Rescue Centre.  Alexandra Fountain was at Outpatients with her three year old daughter and said that the owl’s visit completely changed the mood in the waiting room.  

The visit was arranged by Paediatric Surgeon, Nick Alexander who wanted come up with a novel way of lightening the hospital experience for children.  

Photo:  Paediatric Surgeon, Mr Nick Alexander with Daisy the Owl

Mr Nick Alexander paediatric surgeon and Daisy

Annie interviews BBC ‘Let It Shine’ contestant

Josh bailey
BBC1’s Let It Shine –
Picture Shows: Josh –
(C) BBC – Photographer: Guy Levy

Josh Bailey from Reigate has made it to the second round of the BBC 1 show ‘Let It Shine’.

He’s currently in rehearsals for this Saturday’s show, however our presenter Annie Whitmore managed to catch up with him for a chat.

Listen to the full interview below.

josh bailey
BBC1’s Let It Shine: Picture Shows: Josh –
(C) BBC – Photographer: Guy Levy

Listen On Demand:

Let It Shine is on Saturday at 18.40 – BBC ONE

See Josh’s performance here: