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The Comic Songbook 

Documentary celebrating Britain's tradition of rich and much-loved comic songs, revealing the skill involved in creating them. Ranging from "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" by Noel Coward to "... See full summary »

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Georgina Harvey

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Episode credited cast:
Tom Basden ... Self
Mitch Benn Mitch Benn ... Self
Suzie Chard Suzie Chard ... Self / Marie Lloyd
Stephanie Flanders Stephanie Flanders ... Self
Kit Hesketh-Harvey Kit Hesketh-Harvey ... Self (as Kit and the Widow)
Neil Innes ... Self
Terry Jones ... Self
Cameron Mackintosh ... Self
Bill Oddie ... Self
Michael Palin ... Self
Nicholas Parsons ... Self
Richard Sisson Richard Sisson ... Self (as Kit and the Widow)
Ed Stewart Ed Stewart ... Self
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Documentary celebrating Britain's tradition of rich and much-loved comic songs, revealing the skill involved in creating them. Ranging from "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" by Noel Coward to "Ernie" by Benny Hill. Contributors include Michael Palin and Terry Jones of Monty Python fame, Neil Innes, Bill Oddie, Mitch Benn (the Now Show), producer Cameron Mackintosh, Nicholas Parsons, Ed Stewart, and Kit and the Widow. Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Release Date:

22 December 2008 (UK) See more »

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Soundtracks

The Hippopotamus Song
Written by Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
Performed by Noël Coward
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