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Howard Read Q&A 


Howard Read (the compere for our January 26th show) was kind enough to take some time to answer a few questions so we could give our audience an insight into what they can expect for our first show of 2018. 



Q: What would your autobiography be called?​

A: Danger Horse


Q: What’s the worst movie you’ve ever seen? 

A: Bullseye. A Michael Winner “starring” Michael Caine and Roger Moore. Truly awful.


Q: What film title best describes your life?

A: Rocky IV

Q: What is your most athletic achievement?

A: A half marathon. I’ve not done one since. Since they changed their name to Snickers.


Q: Who are your favourite all time and current comedians?


A: Me, and me.


Q: One day you wake up and you’re invisible, what’s the first thing you do with your new found power?


A: Put the bins out in the nip.

Q: What can the Specs Comedy audience expect from your set?

A: I’m mainly there to get cheap parking for the airport.There will be a lot of suitcases on stage.

Q: Have you ever been to Luton before?

A: Yes

Q:  Do you support Luton Town?

A: No. But I’m extremely unlucky, so it’s for the best.

Q:  Tell us a knock-knock joke.

A:Knock knock.

Who’s there?​


Twit who?

Boris Johnson.

Q:  Tell us about your first ever attempt at stand-up?

A: I wrote an entire set about wasps. I still use one of the jokes.


Q: What would you do if you found a winning lottery ticket in the street?


A: Hide. I have a fear of enormous hands coming out of the sky since those adverts.

Q: If vampires don't have reflections, how do they shave?

A: Awful.

Q: Do you believe in any conspiracy theories or myths?

A: I believe one is usually the other.

Q: What is your favourite comedy TV series?

A: Father Ted

Q: What’s the most memorable thing that has ever happened to you on stage?

A: I met the queen standing between Enrique Iglesias and Michael Ball in full drag.


Don't miss out on seeing Howard and the rest of our amazing line up at the next Specs show on Friday 26th January. 


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