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The recovering alcoholics learning stand-up comedy

Have you heard the one about the recovering alcoholic who turned to stand-up to help get over his problems?

No it is not a joke - but a scheme that has been set up in Nottingham.

'Laughing Matters' been given the backing of doctor-turned-comedian Harry Hill, who has agreed to perform at a benefit gig for them in the city in September.

BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast reporter Rowan Bridge went along last night for the debut performance of the latest class.

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