Everyone else is doing a ’15 for 2015′ listicle so why can’t we? Here’s the 15 best brummies who have really let themselves go.
- Paradise Circus
Not funny anymore: 2014’s satirical cartoon review of the year about wheelie bins did not hit the heights of the one about wheelie bins from earlier in the year.
- David Harewood
Axed from Homeland, now likes London for a living.
- Jasper Carrott
Bring back that sitcom with the disabled kid, or go home, Jasper.
- Martin Mullaney
Former leading cultural administrative giant, now hides light under a laurel bushel.
- Trevor Beattie
Going into space doesn’t top the FCUK ads, launch aborted.
- Sid Field
- Sue Lawley
Won’t ever be on Morecambe and Wise again. And in a very real sense, neither will any of us: the future is looking bleak.
- Malala Yousafi
Unlikely to win another Nobel Prize, unless she does really well in her chemistry homework.
- Jon Bounds
Buggered off to Oxford, like Tolkien did.
- George Cadbury-Kraft
Where can you go after Dairy Milk with Oreo? Add alcohol? Oh, no you won’t, not without breaking another historical promise.
- Debs Davies
After City TV is looking at Chris Moyle’s YouTube channel for inspiration. New content will be uploaded by September, honest.
- Neil Rami
The Brum marketing man keeps writing the same press release over and over. But at least it keeps getting published by the broadsheets.
- Stewart Lee
Is actually from Solihull, didn’t you know that?
- John Madin
Bastards keep knocking down his buildings.
As picked by Jonathans Bounds & Hickman and Pete Ashton.