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Only joking – Comedy is no laughing matter


Nominations have opened for the 2019 Index on Censorship Awards Fellowship.

Why not give out awards for sneaky censorship? We could call it the Censorship on Index Awards.

There would be a category for the comedy industry, where the award goes to the new BBC Head of Comedy, whatever his name is, who ruled that Monty Python would not get made now.

Mirth is murder, he would argue.

We need to weaponise diversity.

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Nick Booth
Nick Booth
Nick Booth is a freelance writer.

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