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Reviews of books about comedy, including biographies of comedians old and new, and (occasionally) books by comedians. To have a book considered for review, send a copy to Chortle, 112 Norman Road, London, E11 4RL.

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Mon 30 October 2006

 | by Julian Hall

by Julian Hall

30/10/2006 … The best way to describe The Rough Guide to Cult British Comedy is that it’s kind of like Chortle - but in book form.

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Fri 13 October 2006

Sat 23 September 2006

 | Book review: That Peter Kay Book

Book review: That Peter Kay Book

23/09/2006 … This is the unauthorised biography that got Peter Kay so furious he was compelled to write his own version of his life story, admitting he was driven by anger at…

 | by Rik Mayall

by Rik Mayall

23/09/2006 … Rik Mayall wasn’t messing around when he gave his supposed autobiography a title like Bigger Than Hitler, Better Than Christ.

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