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Alexei Sayle's Profile

Brief about Alexei Sayle: By info that we know Alexei Sayle was born at 1952-08-07. And also Alexei Sayle is British Comedian.

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I'm fascinated by comedy.

Tags: Comedy, Fascinated

I'm still fiercely ambitious.

Tags: Ambitious, Fiercely

I've accentuated the look over the years. As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.

Tags: Death, Try, Works

I've been going to Granada for many years and 12 years ago bought a house a few miles outside the city.

Tags: City, Few, House

If I won the lottery I'd start a charity that helped little family hardware stores, cobblers and fruit shops open in city centres.

Tags: Family, Start, Won

If sitcoms were easy to write, there'd be a lot of good ones, and there aren't.

Tags: Easy, Good, Write

If someone starts agreeing with me, I don't like it. Out of pique, I become something else.

Tags: Become, Else, Someone

It always seemed to be a constant that my parents were political.

Tags: Constant, Parents, Political

It seems easier to make a career out of comedy now than it was in the 1980s.

Tags: Career, Comedy, Seems

Most of my friends are women - I quite fancied being a woman in a way.

Tags: Friends, Woman, Women

Most of the Communists I knew were nice people.

Tags: Communists, Knew, Nice

Now, as a comic, if you're vaguely amusing you can go straight into TV, then you play the O2 and then everyone's sick of you.

Tags: Everyone, Sick, Straight

People aren't universally heroic.

Tags: Heroic

People used to think I was just a shouty comic but I was doing stuff about Sartre.

Tags: Comic, Stuff, Used

The optimum frequency with which comedians should do a series is every year. I do one every three years. My audience is literally dying off.

Tags: Off, Three, Year

You can't do comedy with a beard.

Tags: Beard, Comedy

Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, may have had his charms, but he really couldn't be considered hip.

Tags: Hip, May, Space

A lot of those comics can't hold down relationships and they've got no other life apart from performing. They sleep in their Jags and a lot of them can't even talk. All they can do is tell gags.

Tags: Life, Sleep, Talk

However, my problems with my memory are further complicated by the fact that while I don't have any recollection of things I have actually done, I have very vivid recollections of loads of things that I haven't done.

Tags: Done, Fact, Problems

I have a lot of nice Italian winter clothes that make me look like a sophisticated Lebanese professor, so my friend Robert and I go around pretending to be experts in Arabic politics. It doesn't work in the summer though. I don't have the right clothes.

Tags: Nice, Politics, Work