Eaten Fish landed for UK talk

  Ali with his alter ego Eaten Fish. Photomontage © Eaten Fish The Surreal McCoy writes: Join broadcaster, journalist and PCO patron Libby Purves for an illustrated conversation with Ali Dorani, aka Iranian cartoonist Eaten Fish. This promises to be a fascinating evening with Ali on his first ever visit to the UK. It will […]

Portrait of the Not The National Portrait Gallery exhibition

Photo © Glenn Marshall Clive Goddard writes: I’m not sure how you measure these things in any meaningful way but I’m going to confidently declare that the PCO’s #NotTheNPG caricature exhibition at Charing Cross library was a complete triumph. For a start, the location was excellent, being in an area of central London visited by art […]

St Just for laughs

Simon Ellinas writes: I was lucky enough to be able to visit the Salon International Du Dessins de Presse et d’Humor at St Just-le-Martel in France. Impressively installed in a brand new building on the outskirts of this small satellite of the city of Limoges, this cartoon festival has been running for 33 years. The […]

The Round-up: Procartoonists special

We’re blowing our own trumpet this week with a Round-up focusing on members of Procartoonists.org — the Professional Cartoonists Organisation — as they seem to be a busy lot at the moment. First up is Kate Charlesworth, whose book Sally Heathcote: Suffragette, above, is out now. You can read a “behind the scenes” piece at […]

The Lady is for returning …

  Spitting Image: From Start to Finish was launched in style at the Cartoon Museum in London last week, with an appearance by the late Baroness Thatcher. Steve Nallon, the actor who voiced the Thatcher puppet in the TV series, brought his most famous creation back to life to open the show (click the link for […]

The Bonzo Dog Chattoon Cartoon show

The Chattoon! cartoon show has released a new interview with Neil Innes of  Rutland Weekend Television and The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band (Princess Anne on Sousaphone). The featured cartoonist in this episode, Simon Ellinas, told Bloghorn; Neil and Yvonne Innes invited us out to their house in Suffolk to do this Chattoon! after I […]

Chattoon at the London Comedy Store

Cartoonist Simon Ellinas and speaker Alan Stevens have launched the Chattoon show by interviewing Neil Mullarkey and Richard Vranch of the Comedy Store Players. Simon told Bloghorn; After being asked to draw Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington on GMTV while they were being interviewed, it struck me as a great idea for a short interview […]

End of an Era in Louviers

Cartoon festivals pop up here and there around the globe. Some last for decades, others flourish and die swiftly. They come in many shapes and sizes but all share a common denominator: the enthusiasm of the participants to show their art to the world and the passer-by … and to have a good time doing […]

Bloghorn at St Just

PCOer Simon Ellinas has a report on the grand-daddy of European cartoon festivals – St Just le Martel.