Richard Curtis apologises over Comic Relief stammering sketch


Richard Curtis, one of the founders of Comic Relief, apologises for any offence caused by a Lenny Henry sketch which joked about stammering.

Referring to the skit, which was based around Colin Firth's performance in the movie The King's Speech, Curtis tells BBC Radio 5 live: "I would apologise for that."

"It was meant to be a big joke about a very famous film," the comedy writer tells Nicky Campbell on 5 live Breakfast. "I am sorry."

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