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Jim Moir's inner comic-Dadaist first expressed itself when he formed The Fashionable Five: five friends who followed bands like The Enid and Free onto stage and performed pranks.
Such exhibitionist tendencies served him well when, now in London, he started performing comedy under various pseudonyms, eventually arriving at Vic Reeves, "The North-East's Top Light Entertainer".
Vic Reeves' Big Night Out became a regular, and popular, gig.
Soon "Vic" was joined on stage by fan, Bob Mortimer.
The show was spotted by Channel 4, which brought it to TV to great acclaim. Soon "Vic and Bob" were on the BBC in the "The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer".
Since then Reeves has appeared with Mortimer in projects from Shooting Stars to Catterick via the mainstream revival of Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased). He appeared on I'm A Celebrity in 2004.
His Radio 2 panel game Does The Team Think? debuts in 2007.
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