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When asked for advice for younger comics: "Breathe! 'Cause if you're still breathing, you've still got a chance! That's the only advice I can offer because as for the rest... it's a nightmare!"
His then-fiancée Heather fell pregnant by him in the summer of 1982 whilst they were living in Scarborough; she went on to suffer an ectopic pregnancy. As a result of the tragedy they did not consider trying for another baby until 10 years later, resulting in their daughter Mollie.
Constantly apologizes during his stand-up routines