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Irrational Fear of Privatised Healthcare

Recently, I came across a comedy sketch entitled ‘Privatising the NHS‘ from a show called Revolting, which is currently airing on the BBC. The writers thought they were illustrating the brutal reality of a heartless idea, but all they succeeded in doing was encapsulating a nation’s irrational fear of privatised health care. 2,250 more words


Inside No. 9 Review: Series Three: ‘The Devil of Christmas’

*contains spoilers*

“I very nearly didn’t do this film, but there was so little work around I felt I couldn’t say no. The week before I’d had a meeting about Worzel Gummidge, but Pertwee had his favourites. 3,132 more words

Reece Shearsmith

Remembering Andrew Sachs, Manuel from Fawlty Towers


This morning awaking before 5am I was saddened to learn of the death of Andrew Sachs who famously portrayted  the well-meaning but inept Spanish waiter Manuel in the classic comedy Fawlty Towers. 2,176 more words


REMINDER! Comedy Classroom - Having a Write Laugh! | BBC

Comedy Classroom is a brand new comedy writing competition produced by BBC Learning in partnership with the National Literacy Trust and BBC Comedy. The competition calls upon teachers around the UK to find the funny side of literacy and get their whole class writing comedy. 72 more words