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Thu 13 July 2006

Not up to his old tricks | Magic moments with Jerry Sadowitz

Not up to his old tricks

Magic moments with Jerry Sadowitz

13/07/2006 … There are many words you expect from the mouth of Jerry Sadowitz.

Wed 12 July 2006

The State Of Satire | A snapshot of topical comedy

The State Of Satire

A snapshot of topical comedy

12/07/2006 … With Rory Bremner just starting a five-week West End run, and Mark Thomas and Robert Newman both road-testing material at the Soho Theatre, fans of topical and political comedy are almost spoiled for choice, in London at least.

Seriously funny | Mark Thomas on the humour in activism

Seriously funny

Mark Thomas on the humour in activism

12/07/2006 … State-sponsored murders, the hysterical hatred of asylum-seekers, a racist, torturing regime forcing thousands of people out of their homes - most people would hardly consider Mark Thomas's subject matter to be laugh-a-minute fodder.

Sun 09 July 2006

Toronto-ho-ho | Chortle goes to Canada

Toronto-ho-ho

Chortle goes to Canada

09/07/2006 … Canada has produced some of the finest movie comedians of modern times - even if they are forever destined to be mistaken for Americans.

Mon 03 July 2006

The accidental satirist | Hugh Dennis interview

The accidental satirist

Hugh Dennis interview

03/07/2006 … Over the past six years, Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis have pretty much cornered the market in mass-appeal topical comedy, what with 13 series of The Now Show and 11 series of It’s Been A Bad Week.

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