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"Crumbly old comedy junkie" (Kunt and The Gang)
"Enigmatic biographer"
(Bruce Dessau's Beyond The Joke)
"The Boswell of the alternative comedy scene"
(Chortle)
“Fleming knows a bit about comedy’s extremities”(Fest magazine)
"One of the most influential figures in British comedy"
(The Skinny)
"He’s someone who can recognise a comedy diamond in the rough" (The Scotsman)
"The most interesting, informed and stimulating writing on the Fringe" (critic Kate Copstick)
"Ever-wise... Ever-great... Agree with him or not, there’s research and opinion and everything." (Such Small Portions)

REVIEWS

    "SIT-DOWN COMEDY"
    by 19 stand-up comedians
    edited by John Fleming & Malcolm Hardee
    (2003)


    "...not the usual 'comedian who thinks he can publish a novel' fodder
    Throughout these tales of psycho adventures, life on stage, lyrical dreams
    and a sudden beheading it is the pleasure of seeing proven talent.
    What Hardee and Fleming have done is given a bunch of comedians the
    freedom to run with their ideas on the page. As alternative as comedy gets...
    FOURS STARS; RELEASE OF THE WEEK"

    (The Scotsman)

    "The stories are a million miles from the light,
    laugh-out-loud comedy of John O'Farrell or Nick Hornby.
    They're left-field and brutal and, when it comes to expletives,
    make Tarantino look like Mary Whitehouse. And while there's
    no knowing quite what's coming next, it's usually about sex or death.
    Or sex and death. It's juvenile. It's sophisticated.It's entertaining."
    FOUR STARS
    (Daily Mirror)

    "This anthology is the next best thing to a comedy cabaret,
    and only half the price of the average ticket...
    PAPERBACK OF THE WEEK"

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    (Also chosen in their BOOKS OF THE YEAR section
    as one of 18
    Books That Made Their Mark in 2003)
    (Observer)

    "The credits read like a fantasy line-up for some mammoth comedy benefit,
    featuring the best names in the business.....it makes an intriguing read
    for any fans of stand-up.....a breezily entertaining read"

    (chortle.co.uk)

    "An astonishing variety of writing styles and subjects...
    There's some seriously good writing in here. The cliché would be
    'something for everyone' - In this case it's true."
    (amazon.co.uk)

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