Friday 28 October 2016

The loves of my life... Al Porter, comedian

Published 27/04/2015 | 02:30

Al Porter. Photo: Tony Gavin
Al Porter. Photo: Tony Gavin

Not surprisingly Mammy Porter features highly among the loves of the comedian's life as does home-made Shepherd's Pie.

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The person

Mammy Porter

The memory

The ducks in Central Park, age 14

The moment of the day

Those first two minutes on stage

The song

Anything Goes by Cole Porter

The movie

The First Wives Club. Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton! C'mon!

The hero

Frankie Howerd

The book

Leaves of Grass - Walt Whitman

The outfit

Suit and tie. Always

The accessory

Handsome date

The gadget


The pet hate

Captioning selfies as '#Selfie'. We know

The friend

Ruairi. Gave me my first gig

The beauty product

Slap, lots of it

The holiday

Sunshine and karaoke

The piece of advice

Always bring a spare pair of pants

The drink

7Up, or the odd lager!

The hotel

One with a good ballroom!

The bar

The Jobstown Inn

The hobby

Falling in love

The part of my body

Brass neck!

The celebrity

Dame Edna Everage

The virtue

To laugh at yourself

The vice


The smell

The Olympia Theatre

The taste

Home-made shepherd's pie

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