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Frost: They were all great fun to work on, but the best fun off screen was 'Whose Line is it Anyway?' because there’s a lot of waiting around. You have no lines to rehearse, so you're basically having a laugh with friends, which is the best warm up for an improvised show. I remember one time I got locked in the toilet close to recording time and had to climb out and was late. What I didn't know was Ryan Styles was locked in his dressing room and Colin Mocherie was wandering around the studio Lost. The producer thought we had gone on strike!Of all the comedians you've worked with, who do you admire the most and why?
Andy Smart for his patience and understanding of seating arrangements, Steve Steen for his hard work ethic, Ian Coppinger for his height, and Phill Jupitus just for turning up.What's harder? Stand up or improvisation?
They are both very hard. Stand ups find improvisation hard, and improvisers find stand up hard. Fortunately all of us, I can do both. Now that’s VFM (value for money)!Obviously the idea behind improvised comedy is that there's no script, but are there any rules that you guys follow, so you don't stifle each other’s ideas, for example?
There are many rules to improvisation, but we don't know them. We just listen to each other and run with an idea, not knowing where it's going. It's all very Zen. Well, occasionally; sort of Now and Zen.Who's the funniest in the 'Whose Line is it Anyway?' tour group? Is there any rivalry about who gets the biggest laughs and do you make a mental tally of who's done the best jokes during the show?
Well obviously I'm the funniest one, but strangely all the others think they’re the funniest. Weird in' it? We don't need to keep a tally though 'cos they know I'm going to win!Will you have anything on your Hong Kong to-do list when you're not performing?
We always go to Stanley market to buy things that we can buy in Peckham. We love the food; there's nothing better than sitting around a big round table in a restaurant we've never been to, ordering food we've never heard of. Happy Valley races is also great fun, and just walking through the busy streets and soaking up the vibe. Apparently there's a place called Wan Chai or something, but we've never been there…Yeah, likely story. We’ll see you and the boys at Carnegie's!
What: 'Whose Line is it Anyway?' Live When: May 15th-18th 2014 Where: Tamarind (2/F, Sun Hung Kai Centre, 30 Harbour Road, Wan Chai), May 15th (SOLD OUT), May 18th 8pm, May 16th 9pm). Grappa’s Cellar (Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central), May 17th 9pm. Price: HK$340 Tickets: Call (+852) 2598-1222 or (+852) 2111-5333, or buy online for the Tamarind shows, or Grappa’s Cellar show