When I was a child – anything I thought was funny, I wrote it down, so I’ve got still got all this stuff from when I was quite little.
In 2005 he was nominated for the Perrier Best Newcomer Award for his show 1984 at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
He won the Best Newcomer Award in 2005, and was named among the The Times Top 50 comedians the following year.
He grew up in Carmarthen, Wales, the son of two academic parents, with his two siblings.
There was an element of jealousy – he would have told you that. I took my sister this year and we felt like two Shropshire bumpkins giggling in the corner. And I’d help him out as well because I’ve stopped smoking, so everyone would benefit – the people of North Korea and Kim.
What has been your most embarrassing career moment? Really old-school drunk was on my birthday in mid-May.