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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Simon Munnery: Who owns a joke? Not me, you or James Joyce by Simon Munnery

On his way to Sean Hughes’s funeral, the standup thought of a new joke – but who’s to say it belongs to him? ‘Went to a funeral the other day. Caught the wreath.” That’s my new j…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Simon Munnery: I married my heckler by Simon Munnery

He was bombing badly when a lone voice cried from the darkness - ‘don’t die!’ The standup recalls how – among a merciless crowd – he made one fan for life Comedians on meeting thei…

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Monday, August 8, 2016

Simon Munnery: ‘Is alternative comedy over? Well, yes and no…’ by Simon Munnery

As Edinburgh fills with a new generation of comics, the veteran standup looks back at the cabaret nights that started a revolution Related: How Rik Mayall and his alternative-comedy generati…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Simon Munnery on Mark Lamarr’s masterclass in handling hecklers by Simon Munnery

Comedy in the late 80s was a bear pit and Edinburgh’s Late’n’Live was as tough as they come. When Mark Lamarr went on stage, the place erupted – and then he demolished the crowdMark …

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