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    • ISBN:9780755365791
    • Publication date:10 Oct 2013

Pun Direction

By Stewart Francis

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  • £12.99

Packed full of hilarious one-liners and cartoons, this is the first book from Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo favourite Stewart Francis.

'I was standing in the park today wondering, why does a Frisbee appear larger the closer it gets? And then it hit me.'
Stewart Francis is the king of the smart one-liner, the brilliantly crafted, often punning gag delivered in his trademark deadpan style.
In this, his first book, he presents 500 of his funniest, most perfectly formed gags plus hilarious cartoons and more.

Biographical Notes

Canadian-born Stewart Francis is the king of the smart one-liner, the brilliantly crafted, often punning gag delivered in his trademark deadpan style. It's a technique he perfected over many years of working the comedy circuit before achieving fame on TV shows like Mock the Week and 8 Out of 10 Cats.

Stewart has performed at comedy festivals around the world, including Montreal's Just for Laughs, the Aspen Comedy Arts Festival, the Smirnoff Comedy Festival in South Africa, the Belfast Comedy Festival and Glasgow Comedy Festival. In 2012 Stewart won the Dave Funniest Joke of the Fringe Award at the Edinburgh Festival

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  • ISBN: 9780755365784
  • Publication date: 10 Oct 2013
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Headline
The only, and therefore probably the best comedian I've heard of from Southern Ontario — Ricky Gervais
At 6'4", Stewart Francis is one of the biggest comics to come out of Southern Ontario. Some of the best gags ever written in the Canadian language format — Harry Hill
I can't help feeling that without the huge talent of Stewart Francis, Southern Ontario will become a bit of a backwater — Milton Jones
Stewart Francis is without any shadow of a doubt, and let this go on record, one of Southern Ontario's comedians — Lee Mack
Profoundly moving. Truly, Stewart Francis is the authentic voice of the gay, Asian women of Southern Ontario — Dara O Briain
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