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21 March 2019 - Paul Mayhew-Archer (Reeves 1967-71) embarks on tour of one-man show

Paul Mayhew-Archer (Reeves 1967-71) has embarked on a tour of his one-man stand-up show, Incurable Optimist.

Paul, award-winning writer and producer of many radio and TV comedy shows, was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2011, an incurable illness that gets progressively worse, but which is also, as Paul quickly found out, funny.

Having made a documentary about the condition, in 2017 he started doing stand-up about Parkinson's, then last year had a very successful run with his one-man show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

His tour started this week with a five-night run in the Soho Theatre in London; it then continues around the country until June, including two nights at Brighton Komedia (4 and 5 May) and one at the White Rock Theatre in Hastings (6 May).

For more information about the tour, please see Paul's website at http://mayhew-archer.com.


21 Mar 2019    Paul Mayhew-Archer (Reeves 1967-71) embarks on tour of one-man show
14 Mar 2019    Theatre trip to see Sondheim's 'Company'
5 Mar 2019    Varsity triumph for Toby Brooks (Craig 2011-16)
1 Mar 2019    The Eastbournian Society Futures Fair

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Eastbourne College: 150 years in pictures

A new fully-illustrated souvenir book, Eastbourne College: 150 years in pictures, is now available to buy from the Eastbournian Society.

Exploring the history of the College with a series of themes, covering art, buildings, the cadet force, chapel, charity, drama, houses, personalities, science, sport, the war years and much more, the book is packed with photographs and drawings sourced from the College archives.

With a soft cover and 108 pages it is available to buy for just £5.00.

You can buy it in person from the Eastbournian Society office or the school shop, or order a copy to be posted to you.

The price including postage and packing (UK) is £7.70. For postage costs outside the UK please enquire for details.

Contact David Blake at 01323 452262 or drblake@eastbourne-college.co.uk .

You can pay by credit card over the phone or send a cheque, made payable to Eastbourne College, to Eastbournian Society, Headmaster's House, Old Wish Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JX.

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We organise social and cultural events, including lunches, dinners, theatre trips, walks, talks and visits to places of interest. These are for all Eastbournian Society members: Old Eastbournians, parents, pupils, staff and other friends of the College. In addition there are career and business networking events where OEs, parents and current pupils can meet to offer and receive advice and build up business contacts.

Comprehensive details are in the listings on our Forthcoming events page.

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