Britain's Greatest TV Comedy Moments

by Louis Barfe

The Real World

Britain's Greatest TV Comedy Moments Synopsis

British TV comedy in its glorious forms - from sitcom to sketch shows -is a much-loved highlight of the small-screen schedules. In this must-have collection, Louis Barfe has selected the very best of British television's comedy classics. Unforgettable moments from Dad's Army, Blackadder and Fawlty Towers rub shoulders with classic sketches including Monty Python's 'Dead Parrot' and The Two Ronnies' 'From Handles'. Generation-defining examples from That Was the Week That Was and Spitting Image appear alongside relishable offcuts from more recent triumphs including The Office, The Thick of It and Outnumbered. Showcasing our funniest TV comedy stars, their shows and their writers, Britain's Greatest TV Comedy Moments is a hilarious trip down memory lane.

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ISBN: 9780857891235
Publication date: 01/10/2012
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857891235
Publication date: 1st October 2012
Author: Louis Barfe
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Format: Hardback
Genres: The Real World,

About Louis Barfe

Louis Barfe was born in 1973 in Epsom, Surrey. He studied at Lancaster University. He has written for Private Eye, The Oldie, Publishing News, New Statesman and Crescendo and Jazz Music. His first book, Where Have All the Good Times Gone: The Rise and Fall of the Record Industry, was published by Atlantic Books in 2004. It was followed by Turned Out Nice Again: The Story of British Light Enntertainment in 2008 andThe Trials and Triumphs of Les Dawson in 2012. He lives and breathes British TV comedy.

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