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Comedy Knights Fresh Comedian of 2015 Finalist Gatis Kandis

InterviewPosted by Bobby Carroll Tue, September 08, 2015 15:35:00


What area of London do you currently live in or most associate yourself with?

Edgware


How would you describe your act in five words?

Silly, funny, childish, different, amusing


How long have you been doing comedy?

About 4 years


What is your day job?

Shop assistant and gardener


What has been your worst job?

Being unemployed


Why do you love comedy?

It's so much fun, it's a good feeling when you make somebody laugh


Who are your heroes?

Superman and Spiderman


What made you bite the bullet and start performing?

I took a comedy course just for fun and then learned that I like to perform


What was your first gig like?

Exciting and stressful


What has been your biggest achievement so far?

I was on live TV in semi final of Britains Got Talent 2012


What has been your favourite gig?

All of the ones that go great


And describe your worst?

One where I was heckled and didn't know how to respond


Weirdest heckle?

A guy shouted at me: "get a haircut" after I had one on the same day in the morning


What is the best thing about being a comedian?

Meeting new people


What is the biggest lesson you've learnt?

Only way to do it is just do it


Where do you hope to be in ten years with your comedy?

Make living with it


Any other aspirations?

I want to be an actor as well


What's you favourite joke by another act or from your childhood?

Loads of them, which ever makes me genuinely laugh at any moment is my favourite


GATIS KANDIS // kandisgatis@yahoo.com // @gatiskandis

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