The last laugh...

Comic performs at wake

Stand-up Drew Cameron has performed at the wake of a young woman who died after seeing his show.

The comedy fan the night she saw the comedy impressionist perform at the Yacht in Eastbourne.

So her husband asked him back to the same venue to perform impersonations of Ozzy Osbourne, Chris Eubank and Graham Norton for a small group of her friends and family.

He said he wanted Brighton-based Drew, 49, to play at the wake because his show was the last thing she had enjoyed before her death.

Published: 11 Mar 2004

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The UK's longest-running improv team are putting a show online for the very first time since they started in 1985. They will be live-stream an hour of Sunday night footage from their archives from 7.30pm.

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