BILLY, DON’T BE A ZERO! As the Big Yin stomps off in a huff (again) we bring you com­edy’s best put-downs...

Midweek Sport - - SPORT - By NEIL GOOD­WIN

The for­mer ship­yard worker, whose ag­gres­sive Glaswe­gian pat­ter made him one of the 1980s’ top fun­ny­men, has lost his abil­ity to bite back.

So to­day we look at some of the other top comics who chose to stay on stage and con­front rowdy mem­bers of their au­di­ence.

We plun­dered

Ru­fus Hound’s new com­pi­la­tion of sharp re­torts – Stand Up Put Downs (pub­lished by Transworld Books, £9.99).

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