Last year Marlon Davis was crowned FHM Stand-Up Hero. He’s now quit the day job and hit the big-time. As the 2010 search for the UK’s best new comedian hits top gear, could you be our next discovery?
“I’m funny how? I mean, funny like I’m a clown, I amuse you?” That’s Tommy from Goodfellas talking there, and of course the irony is, he wasn't funny. He'd be a terrible stand-up. Shooting hecklers is not the way to build a fanbase. But you’re funny, aren’t you? You make your friends laugh. So why don’t you put on a man suit and prove it, because for the second year running FHM is holding its world-famous Stand-Up Hero competition, the search for the nation’s funniest new comedian. It’s open to everyone – even complete novices – but with the fine people at ITV 4 and Baby Cow Productions (that’s Steve Coogan’s business, that is) helping us make the competition bigger than ever before, winning is going to be tough. So is it really worth it? We caught up with last year’s winner Marlon Davis to find out…