Sep 12 2012
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AWARD-WINNING comedian Jack Dee is coming to Glasgow’s Kings Theatre after six years off the road.
And the deadpan comic can’t resist a joke about his reasons for returning to stand-up.
He explains: “I want to spend less time with my family.
“I think that’s a very good reason for touring – everyone with children will surely agree with that.
“I think a little bit of absence from your family is actually a good thing. There are far too many diligent parents out there overdoing it and putting us to shame.”
Jack has spent the last six years making his BBC2 sitcom, Lead Balloon, and writing his memoirs, Thanks For Nothing, which he modestly dedicated to himself (“without whom none of this would have
And he admits that he was initially nervous about his return to the stand-up arena.
But the moment he stepped onstage once again, his love for the genre was rekindled.
To celebrate Jack Dee’s Glasgow engagement, we’ve teamed up with the tour organisers to give away three pairs of tickets.
For your chance to win, just answer this easy question.
What reality TV show did Jack win in 2001?
Put your answer on a postcard, complete with your name and daytime/mobile telephone number and send it to Jack Dee competition, The Glaswegian, One Central Quay, Glasgow, G3 8DA.
Competition closes Wednesday, September 19. Editor's decision is final.
Jack Dee is at the Kings Theatre Tuesday, September 25, at 8pm.
Tickets cost £22 and can be booked by calling 0844 871 7648.