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Didn't he work at a hospital or something even when he had had some success? Presumably to fill space in this dead, lifeless, self-important show. Why does any fan of this guy think they are also smart, high brow, cool non-conformists with sophisticated tastes that are above unprententious people like Macintyre? The Extras star attracted criticism for his performance at the event last month. I saw Shelley's original article, questioning whether Gervais had ever really been funny. He comes from the smug - if you don't laugh at my material then you aren't smart enough - school of comedy. Paul and Barry Chuckle, better known as The Chuckle Brothers , are the world's most successful deranged brother comedy double act having pursued and plundered a career on the BBC since the late 80s following their success in escaping Butlins as the only performers to escape a criminal conviction.
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I was out of the country and missed all of this, but reading this, it seems to be funnier then the concert appearance. Alistair Darling warns hard to heal divisions in Scotland. As he's going through one of his most successful periods in a long time, I assume this is a desperate attempt to convince himself that he is still an 'outsider'. They'd still be rolloing in the aisles, such is the devotion of his devotees. I know that it was supposed to be funny surrealist comedy. We felt it was far more effective than those Richard Briers narrated adverts with those strange looking aliens which in our view condoned the playful use of fire for kids. The stuff about Adrian Chiles was illuminating.
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His style is to bang on about something for ages and ages and then come back to it for ages and ages. Indeed after this comparison the pair did indeed improve their comedy to far more sophisticated levels and took their show to the Edinburgh Festival where it won rave reviews. Is it his lack of comic timing, monotonous delivery, predictable topics or something else? He was hilarious back in the 90's now he just sounds bitter. Originally posted by James Codd Victoria wood I think it's a regional thing, if you're northern, middle aged and female you may find that whole self depricating, northern thing funny. People only laugh at them because they don't want to appear stupid.
It wasnt genuinely funny at all - it was like he was trying very very hard and ended up being stupid. Originally posted by strawberry mivi Steve Martin. Irritated me so much that I could only stand 15 minutes of one show. My math teacher gets an honorable mention, though. Shouting at TV "scots don't lay eggs" etc. Richard disliked it from the start. He's always way too PC and loves the sound of his own voice.