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It’s become a fashion to politicise comedy recently. The Left would have you believe the history of British comedy is a smorgasbord of fascists making Paki Jokes in beerhalls that without emergency treatment, would become a Putsch of sorts.

While there was an element of racism, sexism & homophobia in British Comedy’s history, the idea that this was all it had to offer between 1900 & 2010 is news to me, as I have very romantic childhood memories of watching Jo Brand, Shappi Korsandi, Lenny Henry, Andy Ohso, Paul Sinha, Paul Chowdhry & the proudly genderfluid Eddie Izzard.

The right however argue as the Telegraph did that ‘Our culture of victimhood, political correctness and infinite narcissism is destroying comedy.’ Further evidence of this is provided by right wing actors often incessant fury at the success of both Nish Kumar & Hannah Gadsby. …


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It’s currently 00.06 on the 25 of July 2019. I sit on a West Midlands Rail train from Rugby to London Euston. I will be back on a train tomorrow morning to go to Edinburgh. Having just done a preview of my Edinburgh Show at the Fat Penguin Comedy Club @ The Patrick Kavanaugh (If I’m going to write an article trashing bad business, I’m going to promote any aspect of good business I see: check it out, great club, great line ups!), I was meant to catch the 21.54pm train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston. I get to the station to be informed by the departure board the 21.54pm is cancelled. With no staff at the station, and no announcement (at least which to my ears was audible), I looked on the departure board for the next available train: 22.10pm, …


Why the BBC doesn’t need to book right wing comedians; it just needs to book comedians that don’t live in London,

An Exposé on Regional Inequality Through the Lens of a Travelling Comedian

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A few days ago, a Telegraph article reported that the new boss of the BBC: Tim Davie had threatened to axe left wing comedy shows and promote more right-wing Comedy.

What was exactly said in the Telegraph article exactly said was:

‘The BBC’s new director-general is planning to tackle perceived Left-wing bias in the corporation’s comedy shows… Tim Davie believes the BBC’s comedy output is seen as too one-sided and needs a radical overhaul in the coming months, senior sources revealed. …

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