On stage, we just want to generate hysteria. We don't care about looking cool or posing.
A lot of people are obsessed with looking cool. They feel they have to look after their image.
Performers like Tommy Cooper, who are always getting things wrong, are much more endearing than comedians who are sassy and smart.
We only have one agenda, which is to make 'em laugh their pants off. Unless they are girls, of course, when it is to make them laugh their bras off so we can get a quick look.
I've always had a kind of visual eye, and it was a pleasant exercise for that.