January 19, 2012
  • Medieval illustration for Gerry Maguire Thompson's blog

Gerry is a professional stand-up comedian, MC, improviser, comedy coach and script writer.
His own comedy is about the challenges of life, and using humour to make life more bearable

His DIY comedy courses are held regularly around Brighton UK


Doing stand-up at Brighton Comedy Festival:


Gerry improvising spontaneous speaking on an unrehearsed subject:


Gerry ranting on about how annoying people are:


Gerry messing about, making up a spontaneous song about life, with bad ukelele:


Gerry doing stand-up to a class at the Brighton Dome Centre:


The expectedness of the unexpected: a ground-breaking theory:


Performing live comic poetry and songs


Gerry’s spoof Country-and-western song (sound file)
instrumental backing by Richard Durrant:


“Ode to a stool” – reflections on being asked for a sample:


A humorous poetic diatribe against bad language:


An exploration of just how many other words you can get to rhyme with one word: