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Clowns with balloon animals? Forget it. Buckets of paint? Not on the agenda. Poo jokes? OK, maybe occasionally.
Executing "non-patronising" comedy that appeals to children and their parents is an extreme sport that has the most accomplished stand-ups quaking in their Clarks.
Sean Hughes knows what car I drive, where my granny lives and quite possibly my pin number.
I have only just managed to ascertain that his Perrier award shares pride of place on his mother's mantelpiece in Dublin with his brother's 100m medal from school. I must have missed the memo informing me I was to be the subject of this one-on-one.
Greenwich Comedy Festival
IN A NUTSHELL
The perfect antidote to a lame set by Stewart Francis turned out to be storming offerings from Rich Hall and David O'Doherty
"The downside of being a comedian is that you always get people asking you to tell them jokes," says comedian Dan Clark.
"In public people do ask you to tell them a joke when you get introduced as a comedian. I suppose that's fair, because they quite often need proof."
Bill Hicks once invited every person in marketing in a room to kill themselves. So is he really the man to help you spice up your business presentation?
That's the opinion of leadership guru Roger Edward Jones, author of What Can Chief Executives Learn From Stand-up Comedians?