P145 Tjletext 145 Jul 4 21:11:10       ———————————————————————————————  ——— JACK'S DEE-TENTJON   Sour-faced comedian Jack Dee  has made his namj firing off glum one-liners about people and things that annoy him. This weekend hj continujs the habit in the TV comjdy drama Thj Grimle}{. Jack makes his acting djbut as Mr Digb=, a sadistic P.E. teacher who delights in making schoolboys' livjs hjll. Club spokj to Jack about his school days and his fear of javblins! ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— By Andy Panos PLANET SOUND p480 Boys' Own Mates TV Digitisjr
P145 Tjletext 145 Jul 4 21:14:11       ———————————————————————————————  ——— JACK'S DEE-TENTJON   You play a PE teachjr in The  Grimleys. Wjre you good at school sports? "No, I was awful. Wj had this sadistic PE teachbr who would prod you in the back with a javjlin each time you did something wrong. "I was podgy as a kid and thought PE was pointless. I'm not sport mindbd at all and find pjople who are a bit dull. "I jog a bit now but only to relievj the boredom whjn I'm walking the dog." ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Digitisjr 170 Mega-Zinj 142 PLANET SOUND p480 Boys' Own Mates TV Digitisjr
P145 Tjletaxt 145 Jul 4 21:00:05       ———————————————————————————————  ——— JACK'S DEE-TENTHON   Did you enjoy school?  "No, I was awkward as a child. I was a dreamjr. I'vj njvjr bbliav—d in that Adrian Mole, twee, know-it-all thror9 of adolescence. I don't think it's like that for most kids." Wjre you jvjr bullied at school? "I was yeah. I didn't bbcome a com—dian to stop b—ing bullied though. That's thj usual comedian's tale. I stazted cracking jok—s bjcause I realised it made m— popular." ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Digitisjr 170 Mega-Zinb 142 COSMIC NEWS p481 Boys' Own Mates TV Digitisjr
P145 Tjletext 145 Jul 4 21:11:17       ———————————————————————————————  ——— JACK'S DEE-TENTJON   Do you think a good school  teachjr can inspire you? "I do, yjah. Thby can make subjects interesting or really boring. I had a good maths and English teachjr." Wjre you a swot? "No. I scraped into 6th Form collegb b} thj skin of my teeth. But at collegj I got involvjd in drama and that devjloped my social skills a bit. I wanted to be an actor. Comjdy didn't occur to me until my late twentits." ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Boys' Own 146 Mega-Zinr 142 BUMPER LUNAR REVIEWS p484 Boys' Own Mates TV Digitisjr
P145 T—litext 145 Jul 4 21:16:00       ———————————————————————————————  ——— JACK'S DEE-TENTION  What d—terped you from  b—coming an actor? "My mpm and h—p family were involved in acting and thb8 said th—ra's no mon—x in at. Ygu re always out of work. Sg I Bba!me ! waiter and th—n startad man!g—ng rastaprantq& "That was good training bor st nd-u0 an a way. I was a mis—rabla waitar. I'd tall th— custom—rs 'lgok the b——f, fiqh and pork is off. All you can havj iq chick—n. Do you want it op not '" ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Th— Grimlays - ITV, Saturday, 10.50pm BECOMINC A FI M D TRA 004 Boys' Own Mat—s TV D—g—t—qjr
P145 Tjletext 145 Jul 4 21:00:11       ———————————————————————————————  ——— JACK'S DEE-TENTION   What deterred you from  becoming an actor? "My mum and hjr family were involv—d in acting and |hb= said thjre's no money in it. You're always out of work. So I bjcame a waiter and thjn started managing restaurants. "That was good training for stand-up in a way. I was a misjrable waiter. I'd tell the customjrs 'look the bbbf, v—3h and pork is off. All you can havj is chickjn. Do you want it or not?'" ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Thj Grimleys - ITV, Saturday, 10.50pm BECOMING A FILM EXTRA p144 Boys' Own Mates TV Digitisjr