Clive Anderson's Comedy Revolutions

Clive Anderson charts the key moments in the history of modern comedy and plays the work of the most influential comedians of the last six decades.

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20040612

1/6. In the first of a new series, Clive Anderson charts the key moments in the history of modern comedy and plays the work of the most influential comedians of the last six decades.

20040626

3/3. Clive Anderson charts the comedy of the last six decades. This week, the 70s, with excerpts from Les Dawson, the Two Ronnies, Morecambe and Wise, and Alexei Sayle.

20040703

Clive Anderson's examination of the comedy that defines the five and a half decades since the war continues into the eighties with the delights of Thatcherism, scruffy clubs and shoulder pads.

20051105

1/6. Clive Anderson presents a six-part series charting the key moments in the history of modern comedy and plays the work of the most influential comedians of the last six decades.

20051112

2/6. Clive Anderson presents a series charting the key moments in the history of modern comedy. With the advent of the '60s came The Frost Report, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and Monty Python.

20051119

3/6. Clive Anderson presents a series charting the key moments in the history of modern comedy. This week, the 1970s, from Monty Python to The Comedy Store.

20051203

5/6. Clive Anderson charts the key moments in the history of modern comedy and plays the work of the most influential comedians of the past six decades.

20051210

6/6. Clive Anderson presents the last in the series charting key moments in the history of modern comedy and considers the state of comedy in the new millennium.

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With the advent of the '60s came The Frost Report, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and Monty Python.

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This week, the 1970s, from Monty Python to The Comedy Store, with excerpts from Les Dawson, the Two Ronnies, Morecambe and Wise, and Alexei Sayle

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The '80s, with the delights of Thatcherism, scruffy clubs and shoulder pads.

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we reach the nineties on a wave of irreverence.

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Clive Anderson considers the state of comedy in the new millennium, identifies the elder statesman of the comedy scene and looks at the new talent.