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Top 10 comedy shows of 2019
A double dose of Stewart Lee, Hannah Gadsby’s follow-up to Nanette and London Hughes’ uproarious blue humour tickled the comedy circuit this year

Brian Logan

16, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2017: 50-1
The countdown reaches its peak with a sci-fi dystopia that chimed with the real threat of Donald Trump, followed closely by superlative police drama, true-crime milestones, peril at sea, and the comic adventures in wrestling

30, Nov, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Count Arthur Strong review – blissfully, brilliantly bewildered
The malapropisms and garbled logic, plus a near-fatal encounter with Benedict Cumberbatch’s name, make Steve Delaney’s comedy character a giddying delight

Brian Logan

28, May, 2017 @12:20 PM

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Friday’s best TV: Sharon Osbourne’s Dodgiest Deals in Rock’n’Roll; Count Arthur Strong
The woman who once kicked a scamming promoter where it hurts explores the hair-raising history of music-biz deals; plus the count continues his welcome return with a moment of sitcom genius

Ali Catterall, David Stubbs, Hannah Verdier, Mark Gibbings-Jones, John Robinson, Jack Seale, Jonathan Wright and Paul Howlett

26, May, 2017 @5:10 AM

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Count Arthur Strong review – Delaney's dummies dish up a glorious shambles
Steve Delaney’s hapless comedian is back for a third series, and its gleeful mix of visual gags and absurdist dialogue puts to bed the idea that he is ill suited to TV

Tim Dowling

20, May, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Friday’s best TV: What Would Beyoncé Do; Count Arthur Strong
A fantastic show for Single Ladies and beyond, plus the welcome return of Steve Delaney’s catastrophically befuddled Count. Plus: a wartime thriller set among the code-breaking nerds and swots of Bletchley Park

Ali Catterall, David Stubbs, Hannah Verdier, Mark Gibbings-Jones, John Robinson, Jack Seale, Jonathan Wright, Paul Howlett, Hannah J Davies

19, May, 2017 @5:20 AM

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Mrs Brown's Boys voted best sitcom of 21st century
BBC1 show has failed to wow critics but takes top spot in Radio Times online poll

Jasper Jackson

23, Aug, 2016 @11:11 AM

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Brian Logan's top 10 comedy of 2015
Bridget Christie was belligerent, Doug Stanhope was savage, and Nish Kumar was reborn a rightwinger. But a touching show about Lance Armstrong wins our critic’s best comedy of 2015

Brian Logan

15, Dec, 2015 @7:00 AM

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Count Arthur Strong review – the deluded Doncastrian just gets funnier
From a sermon about the garden of Edam to hilariously inept ventriloquism, Steve Delaney’s alter ego is as entertaining as ever

Brian Logan

20, Apr, 2015 @1:54 PM

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Why Count Arthur is still going Strong
Who knew 10 years ago that Steve Delaney’s tragicomic portrait of a delusional old man would be vying with Miranda for primetime TV celebrity? He may have morphed into a lovable old duffer, but he’s still a fiercely brilliant creation, writes Brian Logan

Brian Logan

11, Feb, 2015 @12:13 PM

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This week’s new live comedy
Toddy Barry | Brighton Comedy Festival | Paul Foot

James Kettle

17, Oct, 2014 @11:00 AM

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