I've never been heckled. I think because I look too small and vulnerable. Sometimes I look out into the audience and see pity in their eyes, so I guess those people may be the ones who would shout something out if they didn't feel so sorry for me.
My father, Simon Hoggart, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in June 2010. By this point, it had spread to his spleen and metastasised in his lungs and so was pronounced terminal.
By and large, I think that comics work seriously hard. Many have other jobs as well, plus you never really switch off, so you're always working.
I was trying to be a clinical psychologist for years. But I kept getting stuck in comedy.
The thing with cancer is that it's usually the chemo rather than the disease itself that makes the patient feel so ill, particularly at the start.