If you were so good at comedy, why did you stop doing it?
It’s a good (and simple) question. The answer is complicated and heavy… I started doing standup when I was a practising lawyer. Mainly because my mum told me I was funny (low bar). I was creatively lost – comedy provided some kind of outlet. And I seemed to be reasonably good at it. And so, in 2007 I found myself in the finals of various country-wide standup comedy competitions and in 2008 winning the prestigious Hackney Empire standup competition. After little thought, I sig