My First Gig
VIDEO: Alexei Sayle looks back at his first-ever stand-up gig in May 1979 – the night that launched not only his career, but the whole bloomin' London comedy circuit as we know it
Prior to the recording of his new DVD at Bloomsbury Theatre, the big bear of stand-up, Craig Campbell, takes us back to Calgary, October 1989, to where it all began ...
American comic and Britain's Got Talent star Lynn Ruth Miller describes her first ever stand-up gig, aged 71 in a dingy theatre on the wrong side of San Francisco
Buzzcocks star Jarred Christmas looks back 15 years to when he used Robin WIlliams DVDs and arse propellers to kickstart his stand-up career
Ed Aczel goes back to that very first gig, which he approached with 'complete lack of organisation and total lack respect for the comedians art'
Prior to taking his excellent Reasonable Man show to Soho Theatre this weekend, Stuart Goldsmith recalls his first ever gig.
It's Stratford-upon-Avon, 1994, and he's a teenage street performer ...