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household name. While he’s grateful, Andy would change the format if he could. “I wish it was a little bit more gentle than seven comedians, including Dara, clawing over each other,” he said. “Luckily most times everybody is reasonably courteous and respectful.” Andy trained as a lawyer at Cambridge University and starred in the Cambridge Footlights alongside his double-act partner Henry Naylor. However, quickly finding the profession boring, the pair continued to work together throughout the 1990s writing for Spitting Image and Parsons and Naylor’s Pull-Out Sections on BBC Radio 2. “I was really just searching for something that I didn't hate and I had no desire to do law,” he explained. “I bunked off the job as much as I could to write as much for BBC radio as I could. “Being able to make it as a comedian is one of my biggest highlights.” Don’t miss Andy tomorrow at the Music Hall.