Jim’s mate Dorian Crook would come on stage wearing a tweed suit and a cravat and tell one-liners. On every punchline, the audience would shout, ‘Fuck off, Toff!’ and Dorian would reply, ‘Why, thank you.’ A year after that, I went to the Edinburgh Festival to see my mate Dorian ‘The Toff’ Crook perform in …
Matt Lucas: Little Me
“Dorian Crook was (and still is) a man from another age. The late fifties, I would say. The clothes he wore, the car he drove – even the jokes he told – could have come straight out of a Terry Thomas film. By day he was an air traffic controller, by night he was an …
I was in a very quiet country pub one night wondering how they make a living. A poster said “Friday night: Dave Wilson” Thinking there was a band, I went along on Friday. Turned out that Dave Wilson was the bloke drinking in there that night. From Joker Face by Steve Best
Edinburgh Fringe Festival show 1993
Edinburgh Fringe Festival show 1993 at the Gilded Balloon, with Matt Lucas as Sir Bernard Chumley.