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Pun Direction by Stewart Francis
  

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I don’t know about the four crap jokes mentioned in the title but these one-liners are well up to the Francis standard. The Canadian stand-up and actor is a popular performer in the UK and hit the comedy headlines last year by winning the Funniest Joke at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2012 (Q: You know who really gives kids a bad name? A: Posh and Becks). Comedy gold.

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Pun Direction by Stewart Francis

'I was standing in the park today wondering, why does a Frisbee appear larger the closer it gets? And then it hit me.' Stewart Francis is the king of the smart one-liner, the brilliantly crafted, often punning gag delivered in his trademark deadpan style. In this, his first book, he presents 500 of his funniest, most perfectly formed gags plus hilarious cartoons and more.

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The only, and therefore probably the best comedian I've heard of from Southern Ontario - Ricky Gervais

At 6'4 , Stewart Francis is one of the biggest comics to come out of Southern Ontario. Some of the best gags ever written in the Canadian language format - Harry Hill

About the Author

Canadian-born Stewart Francis is the king of the smart one-liner, the brilliantly crafted, often punning gag delivered in his trademark deadpan style. It's a technique he perfected over many years of working the comedy circuit before achieving fame on TV shows like Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats. Stewart has performed at comedy festivals around the world, including Montreal's Just for Laughs, the Aspen Comedy Arts Festival, the Smirnoff Comedy Festival in South Africa, the Belfast Comedy Festival and Glasgow Comedy Festival. In 2012 Stewart won the Dave Funniest Joke of the Fringe Award at the Edinburgh Festival

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Publication date

10th October 2013

Author

Stewart Francis

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www.stewartfrancis.com/

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Hardback
224 pages

Categories

The Real World
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Humour

ISBN

9780755365784

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