Take a ride on Jasper Carrott | New tram named after Birmingham comic

Take a ride on Jasper Carrott

New tram named after Birmingham comic

comedyOne of his most famous stand-up routines was about the ‘nutter on the bus’.

But now Jasper Carrott has a tram named after him in his Birmingham hometown.

At a ceremony to marl the honour today he said: ‘It means a great deal to me,’ he said as the tram ‘will be here for the rest of my life’.

He added: ‘This is the city where I was born, and I have a great love for the city, that’s why I’ve never moved away. I love the people and I do the best I can to give it the best publicity.

‘We get a rough deal from the rest of the country country - it’s always the dirty. grimy, industrial Birmingham and they don’t realise we have one of the most striving cities in Europe… It’s a great place to live,’

Published: 13 Nov 2019

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