Show and Tell #29 - Milo McCabe

Milo McCabe
21 January 2018

Milo McCabe a British television presenter, actor and stand-up character comedian. He has twice been nominated for the Amused Moose Best Edinburgh show award and was listed as GQ's Top Ten comedy shows of the festival. TV credits include ITV'S Benidorm, BBC3's Live at the Electric and various hidden camera and talking heads projects on Channel 4 and 5. As himself, he is shortly to appear in US documentary 'Everyone has an Andy Dick story'. As Troy Hawke he is currently touring comedy clubs and festivals. He will perform at our Barnstormers Comedy event on Friday 26 January.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A nearly perfectly happy scenario with just a slight flaw, so that I know there is a still more perfect one to strive for.

What lies at the heart of your own desire to write and perform standup comedy?

Who’s your favourite comedian and why?
Gareth Waugh, because he’s cute but incisive.

Choose 1, 2 or 3 of your all-time favourite music tracks.
Temptation by Heaven 17

From your favourite poem – could you give us a few lines that mean something to you?
Sometimes I’m happy, sometimes I’m sad. Sometimes I’m hSaApdpDy

If you were to die and come back as a person, animal or a thing, what would it be?
Sentient baby. With all my previous life's knowledge.

What is your greatest extravagance?
Parmesan cheese.

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

Which artwork/film/book has most inspired you?
The Shining

Favourite website/blog? (I’m a cryptocurrency bore)

Best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
You should stop doing that Portuguese character

Best recent read?
Ready Player One

What is your final word?