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Simon Munnery: Who owns a joke? Not me, you or James Joyce | Stage

On his way to Sean Hughes’s funeral, the standup thought of a new joke – but who’s to say it belongs to him?‘Went to a funeral the other day. Caught the wreath.”That’s my new joke. It’s been a good year. But is it mine? Is it really? It came to me – I’ll say that much – from the mysterious source of the inexplicable. I remember exactly when. I was walking through the cemetery on the way to Sean Hughes’s funeral. I told it to someone at the wake, they laughed, and as a consequence I have continue...