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It was my privilege the other month to see a particularly foul and abusive heckler literally chased out of a comedy club by enraged punters. So: Comedy nights, staff meetings, football matches. Tell us of epic or rubbish heckles.

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Edinburgh Festival. Phil Davey
pr... He was an Aussie stand-up, highly recommended by The Sun. Dunno why...

I'd been drinking somewhat. He wasn't being particularly funny, and then he started ranting about Animal Hospital being shite (I agree. But that's not hilarious stuff) and then about Rolf Harris, and what had he ever done for Australia, the miserable fucker.

I piped up "He won gold for Australia in swimming at the 1962 olympics"*.

[This was ~1999ish. Operation Yewtree was 12 years away, and yet 30 years too late]

He replied "Fuck off, mate, no way". And then some other people in the audience started murmuring and backing me up.

This really put him off his stride. After about 20 seconds of silence, he then turned on me.

What are you doing here in Edinburgh mate?

"I'm a student".

What are you studying?



Presumably there wasn't any comedy mileage in that. So he went off onto some scatalogical comedy shite, which was funnier.

* Actually, Google informs that Rolf was the Australian junior backstroke swimming champion. And an alleged paedo.
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