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Greece: Katerina Vrana on economic crisis and austerity

18 May 2012 Last updated at 11:49 BST

Greek comic Katerina Vrana has said stand-up comedy in her homeland is going through a boom as one way of getting through the financial crisis.

But she also described utility bills rising by 50%, people going through bins for food and withdrawing money from banks, rising crime and suicide rates, and some families even putting their children into orphanages as they cannot cope.

She then debated her film in the studio with Andrew Neil, Diane Abbott and Michael Portillo.

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