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“Trustees found it hard to imagine circumstances in which this broadcast at any time or on any day would not have given rise to significant unjustified offence,” said the BBC Trust in its ruling. Obviously it’s hard to judge without having heard the episode. But it’s not beyond my imagination to conceive of a time, or a day, when a less lickspittle Britain might have let mild monarch-ribbing pass. The 1970s, say, when sitcoms more closely resembled Citizen Smith, about a (hopeless) Marxist revolutionary, and pop culture squawked “God save the Queen / The fascist regime” at us. Or indeed the 1990s, when British art was Sensation, theatre was in-yer-face, and bedazzlement with the ruling class seemed like yesterday’s news. … [Read more...] about Not heard the one about the Queen: why don’t comedians criticise the monarchy?
And on any night … The live comedy industry is reeling from the effects of the lockdown and until comedians and fans can get together again in the same room there are many initiatives to support performers and promoters. One is to buy an “advance ticket” to a show that hasn’t yet happened, which you can redeem for the gig of your choice once lockdown eases. Show and Tell, Berk’s Nest, Fight in the Dog and Stamptown are all offering such schemes. … [Read more...] about Lockdown laughs: where to watch online comedy
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Speaking on a podcast with TV presenter Emma Forbes, the Duchess said: “Now I’m used to it, but it’s very soul-destroying when you walk into a room and know most people will walk out and say, ‘Oh, we never realised you’re actually really interesting or you’re passionate about charity work." … [Read more...] about Duchess of York reveals the “soul destroying” cruel jibes about her appearance that have never left her