I’m not exactly sure what to make of this one. Barry Cryer’s here, and he helped give us one of the more boring episodes of QI in recent history. 450 more words
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I do a lot of after-dinner speaking, and a lot of it consists of jokes, which are of course in the public domain. The audience just hears jokes, but we, all of us, at some point, write some material for ourselves and I had a particular section — five or ten minutes’ worth — that was known to be mine and that’s what I did.
Kenny Everett is a perhaps rather forgotten English institution. Starting off on pirate radio in the 1960s, he was a friend of the Beatles; his love of comedy and performing characters on the air made him a national celebrity, and he was given his own long-running TV show (sketches, musical numbers) along with his constant radio work. 859 more words
After a rigorous dollop of Sarah Kane, I think we might be in need of a good laugh. Surely that’s guaranteed in an hour in the company of… 263 more words
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Throughout his career, Barry Cryer has collaborated with all the greats, such as Max Miller, Tony Hancock, Bob Hope, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, John Cleese, Kenny Everett, Tommy Cooper, Spike Milligan, Morecambe and Wise, and more.
After a few days’ rest, I come back to my QI Watchdown to find that this episode will be our first Jeremy Clarkson episode. A lot of people have a lot of opinions about Clarkson, so the fact that he appears on this program quite a bit won’t be helping any of them. 677 more words