British Comedian Quotes


301 British Comedian quotes:



"I went window shopping today! I bought four windows."
"So he said 'I'm going to chop off the bottom of one of your trouser legs and put it in a library.' I thought 'That's a turn-up for the books.'"
"So I was getting into my car, and this bloke says to me "Can you give me a lift?" I said "Sure, you look great, the world's your oyster, go for it."
"I never do any television without chocolate. That's my motto and I live by it. Quite often I write the scripts and I make sure there are chocolate scenes. Actually I'm a bit of a chocolate tart and will eat anything. It's amazing I'm so slim."
"There's a piano in my house, and I play when no one's around - but as soon as anyone listens, my confidence goes and I lose my sense of rhythm."
"I'd always thought that if Python was going to go on at all, it'd be nice to get into storylines."
"Also, if you watch the film once, there are lots of things that you won't get because there are punch lines in the first act, the setup to which isn't until the second act."
"American audiences tend to be more expressive than British ones."
"Because once the word got out that we were making Shaun of the Dead, we didn't want people to think we were backtracking or changing our minds."
"But I think there's plenty of British comedy that Americans have never seen that they would like but sometimes things just get through."
"Doctor Who was a big part of my childhood so it was a great honour to be in it."
"Every person should have their escape route planned. I think everyone has an apocalypse fantasy, what would I do in the event of the end of the world, and we just basically - me and Nick - said what would we do, where would we head?"
"I think at its best the American sense of humor is the same as the British sense of humor at its best, which is to be wry and ironic and self deprecating."
"That's what we wanted to get across in that moment, particularly when Shaun goes to the shop when he's all hung over. He doesn't notice any of the zombies around him just because he never had before, so why should he at that point?"
"The main jokes in this film are about big things, love and life and zombies - we all get that."
"The only spoof I think is the title, which was just we thought of very early on and it kind of stuck."
"We don't watch the film anymore because we've seen it so many times, so we'll introduce it, walk out and we'll come back in right about when I wake up in the morning and walk over to the shop and everything's changed."
"I loved the late Gilda Radner. I love Carol Burnett and Lily Tomlin."
"Why does everyone think the future is space helmets, silver foil, and talking like computers, like a bad episode of Star Trek?"
"At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds."


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