It's so infectious to watch people having fun.
I always had the desire to perform. If it wasn't my career now, I'd still be doing amateur dramatics. It's just something you love, and when you get paid to do it, you pinch yourself every day.
When you're surrounded by brilliant people it really is just easy to do your job.
Growing up, I watched shows such as 'Blackadder' and 'Monty Python' with my parents.
When I watch comedy I love to see that pleasure in the performer's eye and that sense of cheek - and even those moments when you can see someone is trying not to laugh.
I think we all have a similar philosophy about comedy and comic performance which is that it's at its best when you can see the pleasure the performer has, when you can see a glimmer in the eye.
There's a reason people love watching blooper reels of actors falling about laughing.
In comedy you feel you need to go back to the theatre every now and again, you feel you need to go back to an audience every now and again to see if you're still getting your craft right, making people laugh at the moments you think they should and that sort of thing.
I always performed as a kid to make my family laugh and was more concerned with making kids at school laugh than I was about the lessons.
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