Saturday, 30 March 2013

Presenting Dicky 'Boy' Marner - The World's Worst Sit-Down Comedian

An expectant audience awaits Dicky 'Boy' Marner's appearance
on stage

Dicky 'Boy' Marner is a living legend in the East of England. For thirty two years, three months and twenty two days, he has been regaling audiences with his humorous anecdotes about East Anglian English life. Although it is rumoured that a person once laughed at his performance, the usual reactions are:
(a) Stunned silence
(b) An astonished giggling
(c) Extreme anger (see illustration below) 

Here is a rare archive recording of Dicky 'Boy' in full flow, in a performance at the Three Shells Kiosk at Hemsby, Norfolk...