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Which comedian? (Lighthearted!)

(127 Posts)
Jane10 Mon 22-Apr-19 08:24:00

Having heard that Ukraine has elected a comedian as president I wondered who I'd vote for if we had to elect one.
Josh Widdecombe would cheer us all up. David Mitchell might be too intellectual and cynical. James Acaster too off the wall.
Possibly Rob Brydon? I'm not sure.
Not interested in responses commenting on current politics please.
Who would you suggest?

Anniebach Mon 22-Apr-19 08:29:10

Rhod Gilbert,

lovebeigecardigans1955 Mon 22-Apr-19 08:34:05

Rob Brydon? Jack Dee - too cynical?

Iam64 Mon 22-Apr-19 08:36:09

Ian Hislop
Paul Merton

Sara65 Mon 22-Apr-19 08:50:20

Michael Macintyre (not sure how to spell it!)

sodapop Mon 22-Apr-19 08:50:43

Well it's obvious really we have Boris waiting in the wings.

ninathenana Mon 22-Apr-19 09:04:08

Sandy Toksvig

Teetime Mon 22-Apr-19 09:09:09

Oh Michael Macintyre

MiniMoon Mon 22-Apr-19 09:12:51

Joe Lycett?

Greyduster Mon 22-Apr-19 09:17:52

Frankie Boyle.

Kandinsky Mon 22-Apr-19 09:25:30

Difficult one as most comedians are lefties.

Jane10 Mon 22-Apr-19 09:27:14

Stephen Fry is clever, funny and has gravitas too. He's had an interesting lifestyle.

Grammaretto Mon 22-Apr-19 09:28:58

Michael Palin

cavewoman Mon 22-Apr-19 09:33:03

Mrs Brown?

Kandinsky Mon 22-Apr-19 09:36:34

Yeah, I’d go with Mrs Brown. grin

Alima Mon 22-Apr-19 09:40:17

Ken Dodd, we would all pay less tax. (Wouldn’t have any public services though!)

DanniRae Mon 22-Apr-19 09:42:00

I think Ken Dodd is dead Alima??

Liz46 Mon 22-Apr-19 09:44:29

Bradley Walsh

KatyK Mon 22-Apr-19 09:44:53

Billy Connolly or Mrs Brown. I find very few of the comedians today funny.

Sara65 Mon 22-Apr-19 09:48:02

Don’t get the Mrs Brown thing, can’t see anything remotely funny in it, but I think Stephen Fry would be good

henetha Mon 22-Apr-19 09:50:16

Michael Macintyre....or Mrs.Brown.... Or Joe Lycett..
Sandy Toksvig

Chewbacca Mon 22-Apr-19 09:50:23

Mrs Brown! Definitely! grin

cavewoman Mon 22-Apr-19 09:50:34

Lighthearted thread Sara ?

Maggiemaybe Mon 22-Apr-19 10:08:09

Romesh Ranganathan. He’d be hopeless on his own, but unstoppable with his mother in the Cabinet.

Maggiemaybe Mon 22-Apr-19 10:09:51

Ditto Jack Whitehall and his dad!