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    I watched Greg Davies in Oxford a few months back and he was absolutely superb. Well worth checking out on his current tour because I have a feeling he won't be playing small comedy clubs for much longer.

    I'm also off to watch Milton Jones in Oxford in March which I am immensely looking forward to.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paddingtonwolf View Post
    they did a pilot that was turned down I believe.
    It was painful viewing, decided to see what all the fuss was about - I was somewhat shocked.

    As I understand it they had offers to write a sit com, unrelated to the Pappys shite club. Hard to believe after seeing the standard of material they've produced so far

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    One thing I will say is that no matter how poor you may consider pappy's to be, isle of jintsy (?) is without doubt the worst tv comedy pilot I have ever seen.
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    I doubt it.

    Pappy's are truly awful, worse than the likes of Gina Yashere and Little Miss Jocelyn. Just shocking.
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    I liked Ronnie Barker in Porridge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrs Tisi View Post
    I liked Ronnie Barker in Porridge.
    Ronnie Barker was a comedy genius though

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    Quote Originally Posted by UKYankieWWFC View Post
    Tim Minchin has rose to comedy genius recently i like his material, very funny guy.
    Stephen Lynch is one of my favourites if you are talking of comedians that sing. Most of his stuff is on Spotify if you want to check him out.

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    I can confirm Milton Jones is fantastic live. If he does his trip through his photo album youre in for a treat

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSB View Post
    Stephen Lynch is one of my favourites if you are talking of comedians that sing. Most of his stuff is on Spotify if you want to check him out.
    Great shout! His Special Olympics tune is brilliant. I had a pint w Tim Minchin and Sean Lock at the Carlsberg Comedy aftershow in July last year, nice guys. Tim is sound but his comedy is a bit lacking dontcha think?
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    I honestly didn't think people were that stupid...

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    Quote Originally Posted by waggy on the wing View Post
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    I honestly didn't think people were that stupid...

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    Only joking Deutsch and Kenny..!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by waggy on the wing View Post
    Only joking Deutsch and Kenny..!!!!!!!!!
    Oh, I thought it was serious. Gutted now

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kenny View Post
    Oh, I thought it was serious. Gutted now
    Sorry Kenny, I thought I should say that before DW had another strop

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    Milton Jones was as expected fantastic, and completely bonkers. Tough crowd though, and the support comic died horribly and had to cut his set short mid joke as he was getting so much abuse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Deutsch Wolf View Post
    I doubt it.

    Pappy's are truly awful, worse than the likes of Gina Yashere and Little Miss Jocelyn. Just shocking.
    Little Miss Jocelyn! Now there's a shit comic if ever there was.

    WTF was that Pappy's shit? Sweet baby jesus shocking stuff.
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    Arthue Lowe as captain mainwaring, fecking good.

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    Has anyone seen Doug Stanhope? I'd never heard of him until today, he his very close to the bone!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSB View Post
    Has anyone seen Doug Stanhope? I'd never heard of him until today, he his very close to the bone!
    He's doing nottingham, & I am thinking about going to see him. Bit of a trek though. I can't make up my mind whether I'd love or hate him.
    Search for his "3 jokes" on youtube...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSB View Post
    Has anyone seen Doug Stanhope? I'd never heard of him until today, he his very close to the bone!
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    He's doing nottingham, & I am thinking about going to see him. Bit of a trek though. I can't make up my mind whether I'd love or hate him.
    Search for his "3 jokes" on youtube...
    Bumpety bump. Doug Stanhope is playing the Wulfrun Hall next March.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SSB View Post
    Bumpety bump. Doug Stanhope is playing the Wulfrun Hall next March.
    http://www.wolvescivic.co.uk/index.a...ow&woid=101015
    Quality bump SSB! I never went to Nottingham, but will to this.

    Jerry Sadowitz is at the wulfrun in nov. Close to the bone, but fucking funny as fuck! Got my tickets! I will be going to doug stanhope too.

    Really want to go see adam hills at the glee club in october too.

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    Jimmy Carr's new 2012/2013 tour goes on sale this Friday, although there is a presale tomorrow. Password is "PLEASE" I think.

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    Having read through the Halloween thread, I would say there are a few comedians on here.!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSB View Post
    Jimmy Carr's new 2012/2013 tour goes on sale this Friday, although there is a presale tomorrow. Password is "PLEASE" I think.
    Seen him in Dudley not long ago, so funny and defiantly will see him again. Not for the faint hearted!

    Not in Wolverhampton until Feb and June 2013 tho! Going to wait to get tickets, no rush IMO.

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    went to see Bill Bailey last night at the NEC. Funny guy. Wierdly, no big out & out belly laughs, but a lot of giggling.
    The man also deserves kudos for his musical talents too.

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    Anybody but Lee Evans.

    God, how much do I hate that man?!

    I was watching The League Of Gentlemen again last week - just superb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hereford Wolf View Post
    Anybody but Lee Evans.

    God, how much do I hate that man?!

    I was watching The League Of Gentlemen again last week - just superb.
    I never got league of gentleman. Then I workedin essington & discovered it was a real life documentary.

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    lee Evans I find really funny
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    Many many more as well, i'll add them as and when I get chance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lemonjelly View Post
    I never got league of gentleman. Then I workedin essington & discovered it was a real life documentary.
    I once spent a lovely summer at my Aunties in Manchester and spent weekdays helping out my Uncle, driving to pubs around the Lancashire/Yorkshire/Derbyshire area. He worked as van driver who supplied all the Regals/Bensons/Mayfairs for all the vending machines in the pubs in those areas.
    We visited a pub early one morning in Todmorden, near to Burnley.......My God.......the people actually looked like the people from League of Gentlemen. The Cleaners were cleaning blood from the floorboards in front of the bar, the owner was either hungover or psychotic and the scary looking Zombies who were shaking/queuing up outside for an early drink were far worse than anything in league of Gentlemen. A memorable Summer. I also visited a lot of the shithole pubs in and around Ewood Park and Barnsley (Oakwell?). To this day I am still afraid of women with big tattoos
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    I honestly didn't think people were that stupid...

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