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2006 Features

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Sat 23 December 2006

After My Family | Fred Barron on his new sitcom
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After My Family

Fred Barron on his new sitcom

23/12/2006 … He worked on Seinfeld, then created My Family - now Fred Barron writes about his new BBC One sitcom.

Sun 17 December 2006

Bo peeps | Avid Merrion creator Leigh Francis answers your questions
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Bo peeps

Avid Merrion creator Leigh Francis answers your questions

17/12/2006 … Why is your program called 'Bo Selecta'? Neil CourtisIt's obviously taken from Craig David's song Rewind.

Thu 07 December 2006

Christmas baubles | Some comedy stocking-fillers

Christmas baubles

Some comedy stocking-fillers

07/12/2006 … Christmas is the time all the comics release their live DVDs, and almost every showbiz autobiography is published, in the hope that recognition of a celebrity name will be the prompt Auntie Edna needs to buy it as a gift.

Mon 04 December 2006

Ditzy Boomhaha answers your questions | ...or you can just call him Dara O'Briain

Ditzy Boomhaha answers your questions

...or you can just call him Dara O'Briain

04/12/2006 … Just how annoyed are you about the constant mispronunciation of your name? Have you considered changing it yet? Louise LeeDarby Brown, Dazzy B, Dusky Benderson.

Sun 19 November 2006

Pulling power | Sharon  Horgan and Dennis Kelly on their new BBC3 sitcom
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Pulling power

Sharon Horgan and Dennis Kelly on their new BBC3 sitcom

19/11/2006 … The cancer patient lies in his hospital, a tube in his arm giving him a blood transfusion.

Thu 19 October 2006

Ginger? Is that like Nigger over here? | Interview with Doug Stanhope

Ginger? Is that like Nigger over here?

Interview with Doug Stanhope

19/10/2006 … As Doug Stanhope gathers critical acclaim for his London run, he reveals in a previously unpublished interview how he’s bored of stand-up, how he hates Curb Your Enthusiasm – and how he plans to run for American president.

Wed 06 September 2006

Behind the beard... | Documentary examines the Comedy Terrorist

Behind the beard...

Documentary examines the Comedy Terrorist

06/09/2006 … Can there be anyone who’s still interested in Aaron Barschak? His sister Tamara certainly hopes so.

Use disappointment as your psychic ointment | Bill Bailey shares his philosophy

Use disappointment as your psychic ointment

Bill Bailey shares his philosophy

06/09/2006 … He's won a British Comedy Award, toured the world with his stand-up and had a major role in a hit movie - but Bill Bailey's current pride and joy is more modest: a crude video game based around garden sheds.

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