Ade Edmondson Quotes

Adrian Charles "Ade" Edmondson (born 24 January 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, musician, television presenter and director. He came to prominence in the early 1980s and was part of the alternative comedy boom. He is probably best known for his comedic roles in the television series The Young Ones (1982–84) and Bottom (1991–95), which he wrote together with his long-time collaborative partner Rik Mayall. Edmondson also appeared in The Comic Strip Presents... series of films throughout the 1980s and 1990s. For one episode of this he created the spoof heavy metal band Bad News, and for another he played his nihilistic alter-ego Eddie Monsoon, an offensive South African television star

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Performers like Tommy Cooper, who are always getting things wrong, are much more endearing than comedians who are sassy and smart.

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We had so much fun in Ghana and they are really lovely people.

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We only have one agenda, which is to make 'em laugh their pants off. Unless they are girls, of course, when it is to make them laugh their bras off so we can get a quick look.

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Most modern comedy is crap.

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There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour - people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them - but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag.

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I'm waiting for the time when I fail - because we all fail - and I'm ready, I'll take up carpentry.

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I remember once having to stop performing when I thought an elderly man a few rows back from the front was actually going to die because he was laughing so hard.

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From the stage I've seen people of all ages absolutely roaring at really good toilet humour.

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You're entering dangerous land when you start theorising about comedy.

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