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was in The Big Red last night. He's fucking tremendous, don't you think?
in Stoke Newington. He's great.
That sketch show of his was pretty poor, but then again so is every other sketch show
Absolutely wet myself laughing. The man is brilliant. Best voice.
Paul Hamilton is great. Underused character.
may have been that.
Even by BBC3 standards.
Feel i should point out here that he's genuinely terrible and i'm not just being glib.
Is that possible?
But I don’t quite understand why he’s so revered. To me, his stand-up/public persona has that kind of gratingly wacky Edinburgh festival/twee Oxbridge graduate vibe about it.
Call me cynical, but I suspect he appeals to indie kids because he’s just famous enough for small numbers of people to remember his name, yet he’s never been on any panel shows or told any jokes, so he’s not seen as a sell-out/mainstream.
he gets his other 'revered' stand-up mates to champion his cause in 'revered' broadsheets?
bit of a lads club, really, isn't it.
just ney funny in that format, fer me.
He's fucking brilliant in Big Train though
He's a great comeday actor.
The racist kitchen salesman in Alan Partridge
The Devil in Big Train
Simon Quinlank in TMWRNJ
His own stuff is poor though.
and then he spies that cook book, right, and he says "that’d be no use to me, man!" He’s crackers, man
thing he does with Bill Bailey is fuck awful.
His solo show was pretty wack.
He's a good comedy character actor though.
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and Paul Hamilton's a very good creation. The whole thing translated pretty badly to TV though - a few bits worked, much of it was cringeworthy.
is that his stand up is really, really great, his work on other people's tv shows is very good and his sketch show was fucking horrible
If you think otherwise you are wrong.
As a general rule, all sketch shows are automatically classed as utter dog shit. The Fast Show was amazing. Some others have been quite good (Big Train etc). This managed to land in the quite good category for me, so that makes it a success.
I really love him. This is the best thing he has ever done:
If you have not listened to it yet, you are a silly.
still, at least it gave us 'not everyone's called Ben'
Otherwise he's great though, including Titting About.
Couldn't manage it
That's because Simon Pegg is an absolute cunt.
not sure what it is.
if you went fishing together, he'd fart in your tackle box i think.
that's for sure.