Jo Brand

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Jo Brand to face no further action over battery acid joke
Broadcasting watchdog ends investigation into remarks that triggered complaints last June

Jedidajah Otte

27, Jan, 2020 @2:25 PM

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Jo Brand: such a mistake to take comedians too seriously | Rebecca Nicholson
The reaction to her acid joke was hysterical and out of all proportion, so why the admonishment?

Rebecca Nicholson

31, Aug, 2019 @2:30 PM

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Jo Brand's battery acid joke inappropriate for Radio 4, says BBC
Complaints unit dismisses claims by Nigel Farage that comedian was inciting violence

Jim Waterson Media editor

29, Aug, 2019 @4:11 PM

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Can comedy survive in an age of outrage?
Comedy is under scrutiny as never before. So when is a joke not a joke?

Miranda Sawyer

28, Jul, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Jo Brand’s joke: are we all now disgusted of Tunbridge Wells? | Hephzibah Anderson
An off-colour joke was met with confected outrage, a sign of our times

Hephzibah Anderson

16, Jun, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Police to take no action against Jo Brand over battery acid comments
Met drops probe as David Baddiel says BBC should not have edited out comment

Kevin Rawlinson and Haroon Siddique

14, Jun, 2019 @8:49 PM

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Jo Brand apologises for 'crass and ill-judged' battery acid joke
Comedian’s gag on BBC Radio 4 Heresy show is subject of police complaint

Haroon Siddique

14, Jun, 2019 @3:34 PM

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Police investigate Jo Brand's battery acid remark
The comedian’s BBC radio joke has drawn accusations of incitement to violence

Simon Murphy

13, Jun, 2019 @6:38 PM

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Farage furious over Jo Brand's 'throw battery acid not milkshake' joke
Brexit party leader calls for police action over comedian’s comments on BBC Radio 4

Jedidajah Otte

12, Jun, 2019 @6:32 PM

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Jo Brand says #MeToo is 'something we need to keep pushing at'
Speaking at Hay festival, comedian recalls a charity event where a man forced his tongue into her mouth

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

25, May, 2019 @12:37 PM

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Screen queens: the funny, fearless women who revolutionised TV
Phoebe Waller-Bridge exploded into our living rooms with Fleabag, her vicious comedy about an angry, awkward woman. As it returns, Guardian writers pick their TV heroines

03, Mar, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Jo Brand: ‘Why don’t you put some jam on your shoes and invite your trousers to tea?'
The standup, writer and actor on the things that make her laugh the most

Harriet Gibsone

01, Feb, 2019 @1:59 PM

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