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The original yes minister/yes prime minister is a classic the writers anthony jay and jonathan lynn hit upon a formula that satirised the administration of government and made it funny with both gentle and cutting wit, some of it more nearer to the truth according to the politicians of the time. Introduced by antony jay and jonathan lynn, yes minister miscellany also includes important dates, classic scenes, and the legendary margaret thatcher sketch in its entirety, as well as obituaries of the lead characters it is the perfect book for fans of great british comedy. Yes minister political satire in which well-meaning mp jim hacker has a fast introduction to the world of whitehall and must then struggle against the civil service × another comedy also has this name. An important public service announcement brought to you by the comedy legend harry enfield and his chums from bbc yes minister explains the eec (eu why women still aren't funny.
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A bbc political comedy in the vein of 'yes minister' that ran for four seasons from 2005-2012, 'the thick of it' was a sophisticated and sharply-funny satire of the oft-ridiculous goings-on in british politics. Yes minister / yes, prime minister - the definitive political satire comedy game on - forgotten 90s gem of a british flat-share sitcom the one where matt joins the band is so funny. Yes, prime minister is a political satire of the british governmental system as a satire, it makes many hilariously funny (and surprisingly accurate) political points. A new satire must emerge - one that breaks out of the liberal bubble viv groskop we need a rebirth of political comedy: preaching to the converted about trump and brexit isn't going to be enough.
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