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The Story of Light Entertainment

The Comics (Season 1, Episode 4)
TV Episode | 90 min | Documentary

In the 21st century, comedy is firmly at the very heart of light entertainment and, far from struggling for their art, comedians stand to make a fortune if they hit the nation's funny bone.
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Aug 12, 2006 (United Kingdom)

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