Doug's new book is available on Amazon for £10.99. You just need to go into Amazon and put in the title of the book, 'Have You Stopped Being Funny?'
Stories of a professional folk singer, comedian and football PA announcer. Travelling the world with a guitar and a sense of adventure, singing on trains in India, riding a motor bike at a barn dance in New Zealand and being abducted by the militia in Russia. And what can happen when things don't always go to plan....
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!
Dougie's appearance in a Gills shirt with Damien Richardson and Ron Hillyard circa 1985
Doug Hudson started a merry little band to provide the music for his sell out comedy stage show in 1992. The band was so well rehearsed that they decided to carry on and ever since their popularity has grown.They are called the Hot Rats.
Doug Hudson formed the group Tundra back in 1970 and since those days there have been many records, videos and CDs some of which are still available!
One Off Records & ManagementOne Off is the company formed by Doug and Peter Learmouth for the production of albums, CDs and videos featuring Doug's music and comedy. It is also includes the folk agency which provides folk artists, barn dance bands and festival organisation services.
Doug Hudson the Writer
Doug wrote a fortnightly column of folk music for almost 40 years for the Kent Messenger.
Under the pseudonym of 'Maninder Street', Doug also wrote a cricket column each week for Indian expat cricket fans in South East Asia.
Doug's current project is researching the history of folk music in the Medway Towns.
Doug is also a songwriter and has an album of original songs. Go to the page on Mira for the story of one of these songs.
Doug Hudson the Presenter
Doug is currently the PA announcer for Gillingham Football Club - as long as he keeps his nose clean!
Complaints from Preston's management and from Blackpool fans for his comments last season have led to Chairman Paul Scally warning him 'not to be contentious'.
Doug also hosts various one off events such as the World Music Day in Gravesend and the recent World Music concert at the Woodville Halls.
Doug Hudson the Comedian
Doug has appeared in his own One Man Show at various venues throughout the world. Have a look at some of them both in this country and in other strange places.
Dougie's Page - Just Some Daft Bits & Pieces