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The Best British Stand-Up and Comedy Routines
by Mike O'Brien
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With an introduction to each artist, transcripts and audio of the routines and special added extra material bring you the following. Rory Bremner, the best impressionist in the world, does Prince Charles Monty Python's unmatched Dead Parrot Eddie Izzard's bizarre world reaches its height in Cats and Dogs Lenny Henry does Delbert Wilkins, the Brixton wide-boy born of the famous 80s riots Rowan Atkinson and Monty Python's Four Yorkshiremen get stuck in a spiral of one-downmanship Steve Coogan introduces his chain-smoking alter-ego Paul Calf (not to be confused with Pauline Calf) Pete and Dud send up British reserve and push each other to the limits of comic invention in The Psychiatrist Jo Brand, the queen of British stand up, on the attractions of her birthplace, Hastings Peter Cook and Rowan Atkinson give their prophetic, comedic best in The End of the World Bill Hicks, the late American comedy supreme, asks another of his penetrating questions in "What is Pornography?"
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