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10:36 UK time, Wednesday, 26 November 2008

"Richard Pryor had all the breaks: raised in a brothel, addicted to coke, set himself on fire..." - Stephen Merchant on how being middle-class hindered his comedy career

One of the co-writers of The Office and Extras reveals to Q magazine how his upbringing lacked the grittiness that many great comedians draw from. His biggest problem in life, he says, is buying a pair of trousers.
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