- 06 Jul 22
Comedian David McSavage gets grilled by Hot Press for the Mad Hatter.
Who would be the last person you would invite to your birthday party?
Some of my neighbours who I can’t name for legal reasons.
Who would be the first person you would invite to your birthday party?
I literally don’t care.
Anything by The Beatles.
God forgive me I haven’t read a book in a long time, but the ones I read the most when growing up were the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series.
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.
Favourite actor / actress
Caleb Landry Jones, / Fiona O’Shaughnessy.
Most embarrassing moment of your life?
On date with girl I tried to silently fart, but it wasn’t a fart if you know what I mean, so I pretended to go to the toilet and never came back.
Sushi / water / chocolate.
The Thick of It.
Favourite TV personality?
Favourite item of clothing?
Too many to choose from scarves and hats... probably a tweed cap. But I saw someone recently I don’t like wearing a similar tweed cap, so I haven’t been wearing them as much.
Most desirable date?
Favourite method of relaxation?
If you weren’t pursuing your present career, what other career might you have chosen?
Birth of my sons.
Failing my Leaving Cert.
Your concept of heaven?
Hannah and my two sons having a good life, no war, no child suffering.
Your concept of hell?
What would be your dying words?
To work with comedians I admire and make TV and film.
Period of history you’d most like to have lived in and why?
1800s - the American West, the clothing.
If you weren’t a human being, which animal would you have chosen to be?
If you were told that the world was ending tomorrow morning, how would you react/what would you do?
Hang out with family, get really drunk, settle a few scores.
Your nominee for the world’s best-dressed person?
Favourite term of abuse?
Loved one dying.
Humanity’s most useful invention?
Humanity’s most useless invention?
• David McSavage plays the 3Olympia, Dublin on Friday, September 2