Never apologise. It's not funny.

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How does an audience respond when a comedian steps out of character and confesses to feeling bad about a show?

I saw Anne Edmonds do a good comedy show on Saturday. It wasn’t perfect but then comedy isn’t. I went with a bunch of friends. We laughed at the good bits, forgave the fluffed lines and then headed off for supper ready for the standard wasn’t-it-funny-when conversation that is my favourite part of comedy.

Deborah Stone

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