Comedy Writing; including Lynne Truss, John O'Farrell, D J Taylor and John Bowen

Mariella Frostrup explores the elusive art of comedy writing in the company of four illustrious guests. In the studio are author Lynne Truss, John O'Farrell, former Spitting Image writer and author, writer D J Taylor and Professor of Literature John Bowen.

Giving the lie to the truism that the best way to kill a joke is to have to explain the panel each pick their favourite piece of comic writing from Charles Dickens to Woody Allen to Frank Skinner and debate the elements that make up brilliant funny writing.

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Thu 3 Jan 2008 16:00

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