Will Dalrymple

Comedy London, Comedy South London, Cheap Comedy London

"Will was born in Sheffield, which isn't in London (?!). Will's early years were dominated by being bullied for being gay, a tricky 16 years which very much set the tone for the adult life that was to follow: being gay, having gay sex (lol JK! Thinking about having gay sex), writing and performing jokes about being gay.

A reasonable amount of this homophobic bullying took place at Tapton School in west Sheffield, a high-performing state school too busy getting great results to notice when someone is loudly called a 'faggot' in class, apparently. I mean, it's true, he was a faggot. Maybe that's why they allowed it, because it was a fact and all of the teachers were Mr Gradgrind from Hard Times or something, I don't know. Hard Times, sounds gay lol. Will went on to study English at Cambridge University, hence his strong sense of entitlement to a career in comedy.

At Cambridge Will explored his sexuality (seriously, more gays than you can shake a public toilet at) and his sense of humour, settling on childish gay filth in the form of his acclaimed parody gay erotica, Man to Man, a novel's worth of which was recently published by StraightUp Productions. He also wrote a "really rather good" (Londontheatre1 (Will agrees)) adaptation of Tristram Shandy in 2015, followed by a really rather abysmal sequel and several other plays of varying quality. Will met Mark Bittlestone when he cast him in said abysmal sequel, soon after which the pair conceived of StraightUp Productions. Will now lives in London, which isn't in Sheffield (?!)."

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