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Wednesday 24 Sep 2014

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My Favourite Joke, a new comedy for BBC One

My Favourite Joke is a brand new 6x30 minute prime-time comedy archive programme for BBC One produced by Open Mike Productions.

My Favourite Joke will treat viewers to an exclusive insight into what makes the nation's most loved comedians and performers laugh the most. Contributors will share the stories behind the joke, describe how it influenced them, and divulge why it is their favourite joke of all time.

Each programme will feature stars from the world of comedy describing their individually chosen favourite joke. Confirmed contributors so far include: Jonathon Ross, Jack Dee, Graham Norton, Jo Brand, Sean Lock, Joan Rivers, Alan Carr, Dara O' Briain, Lenny Henry, Rich Hall, Jack Whitehall, Jason Manford, Kevin Bridges, Micky Flanagan, Pamela Stephenson and Jimmy Tarbuck.

Whether an iconic moment in stand-up comedy, favourite comedy sketch or most memorable moment from a sitcom, My Favourite Joke not only provides an insight into what inspires today's comedy icons but also gives viewers the chance to enjoy classic archive footage from comedy history.

My Favourite Joke is an Open Mike Production for BBC One with Stephanie Dennis as series producer; Addison Cresswell, Anthony Caveney and Andrew Beint as executive producers and Ruby Kuraishe executive editor for the BBC. The series will broadcast on BBC One this summer.


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