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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 currently appearing at the Twitter Theatre as @OhthisbloodyPC. He is currently rehearsing for a production of @PleaseMindMyFeet on Instagram which he is taking on tour to the Royal College of Dermatology in a campaign to stop the frequent misdiagnoses of pyoderma gangrenosum. He’s also a technology writer.

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