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Shear Brass Debut Album

'Celebrating Sir George Shearing'

"An absolute treat for all music lovers everywhere"

Jools Holland

★ ★ ★ ★

"Elegantly arranged"

Jazzwise Magazine

★ ★ ★ ★

"Packed with creative ideas"

All About Jazz

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

"It's a refreshing change to hear Shearing's music re-cast in sparkling new arrangements"

UK Vibe

★ ★ ★ ★

"As a celebration of George Shearing there can be none finer"

Jazz Views

★ ★ ★ ★

"...a lovely new take on his legacy"

BBC Music Magazine

"An impressive septet"
"Fine and classy vocals"
"A nostalgic but spirited and happy album"

Hi-Fi News and Record Review

The Owl at the Window


★ ★ ★ ★

The Mail on Sunday

“A funny, sad and affecting memoir”

Catholic Herald

★ ★ ★ ★

“A very readable memoir”

The Lady

“One of the most honest and moving books I have ever read”

The PuffleHuffle Kitteh Blog

"It's a commonplace story told in beautiful prose and with painful honesty"

There's a book 4 that

"A touching collage of life, love and early death"

Yorkshire Magazine

The Very Old Pretenders

Radio 4

“A comic tour de force that had me howling with laughter”

Radio Times

“Very funny”

The Daily Telegraph

“A witty script by Carl Gorham meets a marvellous cast”

The Sunday Telegraph

“Delightfully childish and very funny”

The Sunday Times

“Cracking bedtime listening”

Daily Express

“Sparkily entertaining”

Daily Mail

Stressed Eric


“Utterly brilliant”

The Daily Telegraph

★ ★ ★ ★

“Very funny”

Daily Mail

“A brilliantly observed and hilarious British animated series for grown-ups”

The Mail on Sunday

“Sparkling new animation”

The Express on Sunday

“Some beautifully observed scenes”

The Daily Telegraph

“Creator Carl Gorham has a shrewd eye for the appalling humiliations of everyday life”

The Guardian

Agony Again


"The writing is sharp, witty and intelligent”

The Daily Mail

“The situations and script are spikier than most“

The Daily Express

“Required gay time viewing”

The Gay Gazette

“The performances are lovely, the writing equally impressive”

Time Out

“One of the best sitcoms on at the moment”

The Independant

“A fresh and funny sequel”


“The script is sharply intelligent and keenly observant, far beyond the standard we have come to expect from sitcoms”

The Scotsman

Gorham and Swift

Comedy Duo

“Beautifully funny”

Time Out

“Clever performers and an occasional sharp ear for current realities”

The Guardian

“The best comics I’ve seen this year”

Capitol Radio

“Fast, slick unadulterated and unrestrained entertainment”

Edinburgh Festival Times