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We only have one agenda, which is to make ’em laugh their pants off. Unless they are girls, of course, when it is to make…
There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour – people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them – but there…
It’s definitely time to stop. We’re getting too old. We both realised that the show wasn’t as engaging as it used to be. We were…
I remember once having to stop performing when I thought an elderly man a few rows back from the front was actually going to die…
People expect us to be different, but we’re not. We’re very similar people, and it’s because we’re so similar and close to each other that…
I don’t claim that our TV comedies are highbrow in anyway, but I think there’s a basis to them, and that’s why they’re more popular…
We have never been strictly political, only strictly funny.
You’re entering dangerous land when you start theorising about comedy.
The most fun I ever have is sitting in with Rick writing, and we laugh at our own jokes.
Richie and Eddie couldn’t exist without each other. They’re two halves of the same person.
Most modern comedy is crap.
Even though we work in the same field, we have an intense private life away from our professional lives.
I’ve always had a kind of visual eye, and it was a pleasant exercise for that.
It only works because we still amuse each other. After we have been working with other people, it is so refreshing to laugh unreservedly when…
Performers like Tommy Cooper, who are always getting things wrong, are much more endearing than comedians who are sassy and smart.
From the stage I’ve seen people of all ages absolutely roaring at really good toilet humour.
I’ve never played a hero before so I jumped at the chance.
I’m waiting for the time when I fail – because we all fail – and I’m ready, I’ll take up carpentry.
We had so much fun in Ghana and they are really lovely people.
On stage, we just want to generate hysteria. We don’t care about looking cool or posing.
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