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That's Not Funny

Summer Nights, Series 1 Episode 4 of 10

58 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 15 August 2013

When should we laugh? And are there occasions when it is inappropriate? Laurie Taylor asks what is fair game for comedy and whether what we laugh at should be governed by aesthetic or political considerations. Guests including Howard Jacobson and Martin Rowson join him to explore humour, the offensive and taking offense.

Presenter: Laurie Taylor
Producer: Ruth Watts

Interviewed guest: Howard Jacobson
Interviewed guest: Natalie Haynes
Interviewed guest: Martin Rowson
Interviewed guest: Jane Bussman
Interviewed guest: Owen Jones.


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