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Ever wonder what happened to Frank Skinner...

Ever wonder what happened to Frank Skinner...
Ever wonder what happened to Frank Skinner... (Image credit: PA Archive/PA Photos)

Frank Skinner has revealed that he considered quitting comedy before deciding to go back on the road with his first live show in 10 years. The 50-year-old funnyman is performing at this year's Edinburgh Festival, where he hopes to reignite his career as a stand-up comic, reports the Daily Express. He's told the Express: "Over the past couple of years I'd started to become a bit jaded, a bit uninspired. I even heard myself talking about retirement." The West Bromwich-born comic added: "I've returned to Edinburgh to rediscover the obsessions that made me a comedian in the first place." Frank - who is perhaps best known for his long-running TV partnership with David Baddiel and their Euro 96 song Three Lions (Football's coming home) - added that it's tougher than ever to make yourself stand out as a comedian. "The standard of new stand-ups is higher than it was when I started out. If I turned up now as an unknown, untried comic I might just get lost in the mix," he said.

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