Jo Brand

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Scientists and comedians join forces to get climate crisis message across
Video series launched in which comics translate climate science into down-to-earth language

Jeremy Plester

26, Apr, 2024 @5:00 AM

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Climate scientist Mark Maslin: ‘We have all the technology we need to move to a cleaner, renewable world’
The professor of Earth system science on the hottest year on record, using humour – with a little help from Jo Brand – to get his message across, and why there are reasons to be positive

Shaoni Bhattacharya

28, Jan, 2024 @2:00 PM

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TV tonight: all the crispiest Bake Off bits
A look back on the puddings, cakes and cackles that made this series a blast. Plus: the Drag Race finale. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale , Ellen E Jones and Graeme Virtue

30, Nov, 2023 @6:20 AM

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Sunday with Jo Brand: ‘‘I love telly. I’m slightly obsessed because my mum was a bit puritanical about it’
The comedian and writer enjoys a short walk in the park followed by several hours in the cafe then listens to classical music

Katherine Hassell

08, Oct, 2023 @5:47 AM

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‘Torture in a tin’: Miriam Margolyes and others urge ban on foie gras imports
Exclusive: Celebrities sign letter to Sunak after reports that proposed restriction on delicacy may be dropped

Haroon Siddique Legal correspondent

07, Feb, 2023 @11:01 AM

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TV tonight: Jo Brand delivers a very funny lecture about growing old
Sarah Pascoe returns with highly entertaining Comedians Giving Lectures. Plus: George Clarke helps out more homeowners. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Graeme Virtue, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

10, Nov, 2021 @6:20 AM

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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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