99% of women's breasts are way too big | 20 questions: David Ward

99% of women's breasts are way too big

20 questions: David Ward

Which comedians inspired you to become a stand-up?

Harry Hill , Stewart Lee, Adam Bloom

Where and when was your first gig?

Don’t remember

How did it go?


What’s the best gig you’ve ever had?

Encoring in Statford, East London after doing an hour

And the worst?

Same gig, having no material left for the encore

What’s your ultimate ambition in comedy?

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What’s the worst thing you’ve ever regretted saying on stage?

It was to a female heckler, your a pain in the arse but your breasts are perfect size, 99% of women’s are way too big

What’s the worst thing a critic has ever said about you?

I’m coming to your show , then not turn up

When did you first come to Edinburgh, and what did you do?

Five years ago, helped with the So You Think You’re Funny? new act competition

What’s been the biggest change since then?

Moving on to being a performer

Is the Fringe still where stars can be spotted?

Let’s hope so, otherwise it’s all a waste of time

What’s you favourite Edinburgh experience?

Doing the first performance of my first solo show

And your worst?

Getting wet most days

Where’s your favourite place to eat in Edinburgh?

Any girl who cooks me dinner

And to drink?

See above

Where do you go to escape the festival?

Anywhere apart from Edinburgh

What’s your view of comedy awards like the if.comedy?

Let’s wait and see if I’m nominated first [this was obviously answered before the nominations… which he wasn’t on]

What one bit of advice would you give to someone visiting the festival?

See a varied mix of shows, stand up, sketch. Avoid jugglers

Apart from your own, what other show would you recommend?

John Bishop, Ian Stone, Adam Bloom, Swingers, Captured

  • David Ward: The Whole Truth And Nothing But, Pleasance, 15:15

Published: 25 Aug 2007

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