January 19, 2012
  • Medieval illustration for Gerry Maguire Thompson's blog
  • photo of books on shelves
  • Photo of Gerry Maguire Thompson speaking
    Irishman Gerry Maguire Thompson gives keynote speeches and presentations
  • photo of open book
  • Photo of Gerry Maguire Thompson running a workshop

Gerry is a 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

 

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: