Ben Miller and Alexander Armstrong are thickest of buddies. According to Ben, Alexander is the funniest person he has met so far even after 20 years of their companionship. He says he has a self-deprecating humour in him. Ben calls Alexander’s cousin Aiden Hawkes funny because he can slip anything and may you laugh. He has some excellent timing sense praises, Ben. The actor recalls some funny moments in the school. He talks about his history teacher and how the class used to bully him. Mistaken that the teacher used to wear a wig the class used to sing wig in chores, the teacher unable to find the culprit in the group used to walk away disappointed, it was later that the class found out that it was not a wig after all. Such instances make you laugh, Ben adds.
Ben is convinced that Framed style videos are the funniest, and it is available on YouTube. Funny episodes of women falling into the ditch and knocked onto the cake are laughable moments, says Ben. The actor says that his latest filming Never Mind The Buzzcocks is where he last made someone laugh, and it was tough as he had to talk nonsense and yet hope for the right reaction. Remembering Sophie Winkleman’s wedding, Ben says that he tripped and fell over a tray of bruschetta, but no one noticed narrating his recent fall over the episode.
Recollecting the funniest TV show, he says he loved Fawlty Towers and used to watch it with his family and laugh his stomach out. Ben says that a radio show is also enough to tickle him. Recalling embarrassing moments, he dates it back to his secondary school when he was suffering from a running nose and was snotting only to be pulled up by senior girls at school. He felt so embarrassed that he forced his parents to change his school, narrates Ben.
Did you know that Ben has a nickname? So, what is it? His close buddy Alexander calls him Millsy. Ben explains that he get so self-loathing that everyone starts hating him the next morning. He gets drunk to know even what happened during those nights but is sure that they are funny.
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