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Marcus Brigstocke Cycles To The Maldives: Eco-Comic Is Beyond Parody

MARCUS Brigstocke is the comedian who is beyond parody. Brigstocke is the greenie dressed as a frozen turkey for Gaia, who travels by “eco-friendly” motorhome (it’s parked outside his house) and has Chinese solar panels.

Brigstocke is talking about his jolly holidays in the Independent: “My Life in Travel: Marcus Brigstocke, comedian.”

Best holiday?
I went to the Maldives the year before last… I’ve also had some of my happiest holidays in Mallorca with family and friends. It’s a very beautiful island. We stay in great place called Camp de Mar near Andratx. So it’s a toss-up between the opulent, unforgettable paradise of the Maldives and calamari by the beach, waterskiing and nightclubbing in Mallorca

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Posted: 15th, February 2011 | In: Key Posts | Comments (2)


Marcus Brigstocke Ensures No One Laughs At Caroline Lucas And The Greens

AN election looms and so your chance to make Caroline Lucas a Green MP. And you do it by comedy.

What seems beyond parody becomes hideously unfunny as the drones lined up to support Lucas feature Marcus Brigstocke.

Yeah, the right-on Greenie dressed as a frozen turkey with his motorhome parked outside his house and the Chinese solar panels. The gig is in Brighton.

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Posted: 2nd, March 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment


Marcus Brigstocke Is Beyond Parody

twatMARCUS Bigstocke is beyond parody. Tim Blair looks at the sit-down eco-comic bragging about his bicycle and his eco-pod before we get to see his solar-powered mobile home.

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Posted: 3rd, June 2009 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)


Farewell Cruel World: The Search For The Perfect Iceberg

DEAR Anorak, How do I save the world? Here’s how:

Follow the Cape Farewell expedition to the Arctic, the frontline of climate change, with over 40 artists, scientists and musicians onboard including Jarvis Cocker.

It’s great. Here’s intrepid global warming explorer Francesca Galeazzi on “The search for the perfect iceberg”.

Yesterday for me was a roller-coaster of emotions: determination and failure, hope and fear, anticipation and disappointment.

We could cry but our tears would turn to ice…

One of my projects on board consisted of an artistic response to the melting and retreat of glaciers as result of climate change.

Oh?

My response was to place a park bench on a newly formed iceberg or floating ice-shelf off the fast-moving coast of West Greenland. A bench which, in its fragility and remoteness, becomes a silent witness of the dramatic changes that are occurring in the Arctic. A bench with nobody to sit on.

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Posted: 6th, October 2008 | In: Celebrities | Comments (4)