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Everyman: What's So Funny About Religion Anyway?

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To some God and the Church have always been natural subjects for comedy, to others it can border on blasphemy.
John Pitman talks to Ken Dodd, Frank Carson, and Kenneth Williams, also Eric Morecambe ("I never use religious jokes") and Spike Milligan ("people laugh because they're frightened"). Plus the clergy's sometimes surprising viewpoint.

Contributors

Reporter: John Pitman
Interviewee: Ken Dodd
Interviewee: Frank Carson
Interviewee: Kenneth Williams
Interviewee: Eric Morecambe
Interviewee: Spike Milligan
Producer: Jim Murray
Editor: Peter Armstong

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Everyman: What's So Funny About Religion Anyway?

BBC One London, 1 May 1977 22.15






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