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Time to reveal my secret past
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Old 24-01-2006, 4:03 PM
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Default Time to reveal my secret past

People who remember me on my first TV appearances doing the 'Deal of the Day' on Simply Money TV 2000-1 will know what's coming.....

Every day I did a new 'funny money' character to intro and outro the clips. Having recently found the tapes, I've had a few edited together.

WATCH COMEDY CAPERS
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(note these files should stream, but may download depending on your software, it is a sizeable 10Mb file so will take some time)

Not sure I could get away with doing them now, but they used to be a really good way to intro the characters. Does anyone on the forum remember them originally?

In fact I actually did used to perform stand-up comedy for a couple of years in 1996-7, whilst trying to relieve the tedium of financial PR, so there was some background there too!
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Old 24-01-2006, 4:10 PM
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Martin got his girl.


........but was that an 0870 number I saw? :confused:
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Old 24-01-2006, 4:47 PM
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mini me
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Old 24-01-2006, 5:34 PM
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martins a laaayyyyyydddeeeeeeee dont ya know !!!!!



little britain obviously ripped you off martin
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Old 24-01-2006, 5:37 PM
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Chocolate cake one in the cafe, clingfilm - remember that from one of the Make Me Rich shows. I'll have to sort out the speakers for the full effect though.
“Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.” - Oscar Wilde
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Dont you look fresh faced there Martin?
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Old 24-01-2006, 6:28 PM
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LOL - well, if ever you decide to give up the day job, it think comedy is definitely the way forward for you, Martin

Excellent, and so say the "mini-(tickle)meeces" too
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Old 24-01-2006, 6:34 PM
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oh dear.............
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Old 24-01-2006, 7:14 PM
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Nooooooooooo.!!!!!!

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Old 24-01-2006, 7:18 PM
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oh dear.............
Mmmn...oh dear indeed...
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Old 24-01-2006, 8:29 PM
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Talking [Groan] what fantastically terrible jokes!



Nuts just take up space where chocolate ought to be.
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great! loved the ooh elloooooo one.lol
Lightbulb moment January 2006 ..This spendings got to stop..things can only get better
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Make it stop!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 24-01-2006, 8:49 PM
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Made me laugh thanks Martin!
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Old 24-01-2006, 9:10 PM
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Yes I remember the show. What happened to the channel?
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Old 24-01-2006, 9:36 PM
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Why Martin, you are a dark horse - all that hidden talent!!!!
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Old 24-01-2006, 10:46 PM
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Yes I remember the show. What happened to the channel?
Closed down after this appeared?

The famous line used by Clive Anderson to Jeffrey Archer sprang to mind...

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Old 25-01-2006, 9:48 AM
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fantastic! They were brilliant, but particularly the secret policeman's ball one. "Luxury!"
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Old 25-01-2006, 10:22 AM
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Thats absolute classic!!

I nearly cried laughing at some of those!!

Corny though!!
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