” I’ve always been a fan of physical comedy. It kind of hits you in a different way, it bypasses the intellect and hits you in the gut. “


” I’m too tall. I am 6ft 7in, so I’ve been most people’s height at some point in my life, and 6ft 4in is the best. You’re tall, but you don’t have to bend when you go through a door. “


” People think all fame is the same, but being on BBC Two from time to time does not make you Warren Beatty. I honestly can’t impress that upon people enough. “


” I used to be quite a big video game player at university and post-university in that weird moment in life before you have a proper job and you’ve got a lot of idle time. “


” Remember that film ‘Sliding Doors,’ when John Hannah woos Gwyneth Paltrow by reciting Monty Python sketches? I can tell you now that doesn’t work, so that film’s wrong. “


” When we did ‘The Office,’ no one knew who we were, so it was easy to champion us, you could own us. Once you become successful, people don’t have that any more, so it becomes more polarised. Some people want to champion you, and others want to slag you off. It doesn’t concern me. “



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I used to be quite a big video game player at university and post-university in that weird moment in life before you have a proper job and you
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