What’s better than one sketch about horse-racing? Ross Brierley, of the Not So Late Show would tell you that it’s having several:
One of my personal favourites is their UK Garage Horse Racing sketch. Sometimes a bit of comedy can be so influential that you’re repeating bits of it years after seeing it. I can’t say the word “bass” the same anymore. This is a true classic:
Sketches like these require a lot of writing and rewriting. The process of perfecting them results in a density and simplicity of material which largely hides how much work it takes to get there.
The lesson here is to marry inspiration with craft.