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RISING ABOVE THE LABELS

WORKING-CLASS, GINGER, GAY, NORTHERN COMEDIAN AND TV PERSONALITY STEPHEN BAILEY TELLS ATTITUDE + JAGUAR HOW HE’S HARNESSED HIS DIFFERENCES TO BOOST HIS SUCCESS

What first attracted you to the world of comedy? What was your first gig?

I just didn’t want to have a real job! Now I see it as a bit of a slog, but at the time I was like, “Oh yeah, this’ll be fun.” You kind of end up getting possessed by it, so it became a really time-consuming hobby. My first gig was when I was on a creative-writing course when I was 25, and at the end I did a performance.

What was your big break?

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