Bruce Fummey

Bruce Fummey

Scottish-Ghanaian stand-up who was crowned Scottish Comedian Of The Year 2014, a decade after starting comedy.
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Comic stands as Green Party candidate

Fummey to fight for seat on Perth council

Comedian Bruce Fummey is to stand for election for the Green party.

The stand-up, who won the Scottish Comedian of the Year title in 2014, is hoping to land a seat on Perth and Kinross council, where there has never been a Green councillor before.

Fummey told Scottish newspaper The National: ‘Some people say there are already enough comedians on Perth and Kinross Council, but I disagree.’

He added that there would be ‘no conflict’ with his job as a stand-up, saying that when Scottish Greens leader Patrick Harvey comes to Perth on April 22, ‘I will be handing out leaflets in the afternoon, then in the evening I will be performing my stand-up show.’

Fummey joined the party following the 2014 independence referendum.

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Published: 6 Apr 2017

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