7 poll to find the greatest comic
mark the launch of BBC 7 the BBC is asking radio listeners to cast
their votes for the greatest comic of all time.
the true comedy greats the old school - The Goons, Tony Hancock,
Spike Milligan, Frankie Howerd, Les Dawson - or today's favourites
- The League Of Gentlemen, Steve Coogan, Paul Merton?
Kenneth Williams funnier than Julian Clary? Does Eddie Izzard raise
more laughs than Spike Milligan? Are Jennie Éclair and Dawn
French greater than Hattie Jacques and June Whitfield?
can vote for their favourites via the BBC 7 website on www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7
or by ringing BBC 7 Information Line on 0800 100 700.
opens on Wednesday 13 November and closes on Wednesday 11 December.
The winner will be announced on launch day (Sunday 15 December)
and those voting for the winning comic will enter a draw to win
a digital radio.
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