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and making a mental note to include it in his youtube highlights show.
Lenny Henry, or Jo Brand?
Jo is a not especially funny person with the odd good quip or one-liner. Poor old Lenny is completely out of his time and has been since the late eighties. Lenny's longevity has a lot to do with getting in with alt comedy crowd in the early 80s. If he hadn't he'd have gone the way of his 70s contemporaries. I'll always have a soft spot as i thought he was brilliant when I was a kid, but I also thought Bobby Davro and Hale and Pace were brilliant so that's not a fantastic benchmark.
Jo Brand has found quite a comfortable medium in QI. She's quite funny on there, but I'd hate to watch a whole set.
Jo's turned out to be decent on QI. And she was alright in that series on water she did for Dave (!?!). Basically she's alright when she's not doing standup about cake/fatness or tampons/periods. Those two jokes were probably funny the first time, but their sell by date has long passed.
She's excellent in 'Getting on'
that is a real gem.
That was good.