...is a British TV art form. Finally got around to watching Channel 4's programme of recently found clips from Peter Cook and Dudley Moore and I almost wish I hadn't, it was awful.
...aka Gene Wilder. Sad news about the death at 83 of Gene Wilder who stared in some of the greatest comedy films of all time.
...a comedy giant. Sad news that the other half of The Two Ronnies, Ronnie Corbett has died, aged 85.
...Mr Larry Sanders. The US comedian, writer and actor, probably best known for “The Larry Sanders Show” has died aged 66.
...England. Apparently the international friendly between England and Peru at Wembley was shown live on TV in Brazil. I hope they had a suitably good laugh.
...alright Dave. Trigger from “Only Fools And Horses” is one of the great TV comedy characters, expertly played by Roger Lloyd-Pack.
...from the 1980s. The comedian, like a lot of people, knew back then.
...he's half barmy...so's his army, whistle while you work. Actor Philip Madoc who has died aged 77 was in a classic Dad's Army episodeThe Deadly Attachment.
...twerp. He's half barmy, so's his army, whistle while you work.
...Hitler finds out about bin Laden's death. You knew the Downfall parodies would be coming thick and fast...
...Rodney. John Sullivan who died last week was responsible for two and more of the funniest moments in TV history.
...and don't call me Shirley. Come on, everyone's using it, it's one of the classic comedy lines of all times, in one of the classic comedy films of all time.
...at t'pit. Me an' mi father worked a seventy two hour shift, an' then we walked home forty three mile through t'snow in us bare feet...
...why hasn't he been knighted yet? One of the greats of post-war comedy, writing and performing, through eight decades of laughter, nowt, yet some useless old prat on a reality show has a campaign backing him.
...where have I seen him before? I've been racking my brain where have I seen this clown before, I'd narrowed it down to two candidates but finally Burty proved photographic evidence.