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We caught up with comedian Phil Ellis ahead of his appearance at Manford’s Comedy Night at Bonded Warehouse, Sunderland on Saturday 13th October.

So, tell us a bit about yourself and what you do?
I’m a soon to be 37 year old comic who misses his wife and used to own a Rover 416.

What’s the first record you ever bought?
Spaceman by Babylon zoo. It was also the last record I ever bought.

What’s your guilty pleasure musically?
Shania Twain B-sides. 

Favourite film of all time?
The Thing by John Carpenter. 

Your guilty pleasure film?
I can’t really name it but it’s currently on the front page of porn hub.

If you could recommend one TV series to binge watch, what would it be?
Hi-De-Hi.

Your favourite book?
Hi-De-Hi scripts. 

Who or what makes you laugh the most?
People falling down hills or Paul Shane from Hi-De-Hi.

Who or what makes you sad?
Lovejoy.

If you had super power, what would it be?
To end my inner suffering. 

And finally, you get to play a board game with any three famous people from history, who do you choose and what’s the board game?

The board game would be Cluedo and I’d play it with Columbo, Poirot and that murder she wrote lady.

Phil Ellis appears at Manford’s Comedy Night at Bonded Warehouse, Sunderland on Saturday 13th October.

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