A Taste of Funny with Denis Norden

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A Taste of Funny with Denis Norden

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Just ended on Radio 4 Extra and highly recommended (despite the awful title): Denis Norden spends three hours discussing his comedy influences with Nick Baker, with plenty of archive illustrations, plus a large helping of Denis's own material. Of particular interest to me were the extracts from the wartime American Forces Network, about which I'd previously known very little. More information:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/progin ... orden.html

Repeated tonight at 7pm, or on iPlayer all week of course: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007s6p7

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I listened to this off and on as I was pottering about this morning and, yes, I thought it was very good. I'll probably run it again via iPlayer to pick up the bits I missed.

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A repeat has just started on Radio 4 Extra. Denis Norden is now 96!

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At 3pm today on Radio 4 Extra, there's a repeat of "The Original Godfather" from 2007, in which Denis Norden talks to Paul Jackson about his partnership with Frank Muir:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b009kgnd

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