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There were a few teachers who just did not like me because of my face. Once, I was told to stand in the corner until…
The jokes are great but what really matters for a comedian is his performance, his whole attitude, and the laughs that he gets between the…
The book is called ‘Thanks for Nothing’ and it’s really the story of how I got into comedy and traces back every strand in my…
Possibly I am difficult to live with, but I don’t bring my work home much. I’m either busy or not busy. And I don’t work…
It’s something that has informed quite a lot of my comedy – that idea of someone who is always trying to get in there with…
I’m just part of a tradition of people who aren’t pleased. I would never think anyone else who has the same attitude was getting it…
But I like going to church. If you’ve been brought up in the Church of England, it feels like visiting an elderly relative. And I…
The good thing about ‘Have I Got News For You’ is it’s a compact show but it still gives everyone space to breathe, and everyone…
If I’m pushed, I’d also have to admit I don’t like people with allergies. They just annoy me. There seems to be something far too…
I tried to be as thorough as I can, but there is a responsibility that we all have, especially with something like AA which is…
I don’t think anyone’s particularly conscious of thinking suits are the thing, but when you see a comedian on stage in jeans and a t-shirt…
One of my friends went on a murder weekend… now he is doing life for it.
Whenever you’re in any acting role you are mortgaging your own character.
My character, Rick Spleen, is a what-if version of me, really, where nothing did quite turn out right and everything else is still around the…
Maybe I fear things going wrong so much that I pre-empt them by not getting excited about them when they appear to be. going well.
In particular, I found praying very disturbing, like swimming with bricks tied to your feet. And yet I was drawn to it constantly.
I was on various anti-depressants, but not for long – I didn’t function very well on them. I felt sort of flattened out.
I was so keen to become a comedian that actually doing the comedy itself almost came second.
I spent the first 25 years of my life not knowing what I wanted to do.
I love mixing with comedians when I’m working with them, but when I’m not I don’t feel the need to hang around with them.
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