1991 collection of interviews with the comedians of the age - Peter Cook, Stephen Fry, Jerry Sadowitz, Victoria Wood, Bernard Manning and more. John Hind is a provocative genie and it's time for a new volume, hmm?
The 10 best magicians: Jerry Sadowitz - Regarded as one of the best close-up magicians in the world, Sadowitz has a way with words, most of them profane, which is one reason he will never be mainstream. His misanthropy is well documented, but his blend of intricate trickery and uncompromising gags is a clever formula – a laughing audience is unable to pay full attention to his hands. He has little time for more grandiose magicians, who he claims have “made magic irritating to the public”