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Secret Policeman's Ball....

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NotDoingTheHousework Mon 06-Oct-08 20:21:18

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NotDoingTheHousework Mon 06-Oct-08 20:24:13

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hatrick Mon 06-Oct-08 20:25:47

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gemmiegoatlegs Mon 06-Oct-08 20:25:48

very little funny bits. But Eddie comes back and is wonderful as ever.

NotDoingTheHousework Mon 06-Oct-08 20:29:26

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MarshaBrady Mon 06-Oct-08 20:33:08

It was really bad. Uncomfortably so.

Weird I thought it would be good.

The only one I liked was the Australian singer / comedian.

NotDoingTheHousework Mon 06-Oct-08 20:50:25

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gemmiegoatlegs Mon 06-Oct-08 21:56:44

well she was introduced by fearne Cotton. I wasn't expecting fireworks!

JackieNo Mon 06-Oct-08 22:01:49

I gave up and went to bed - just not funny. Shame I missed Eddie Izzard, but I just wasn't willing to sit through the rest of it just for that.

MrsThierryHenry Mon 06-Oct-08 22:04:28

I saw it yesterday. Think I managed a smile. Only stuck with it cos I was doing my hair (takes ages + had hair cream all over hands therefore no channel changing).

Bo-ring.

NotDoingTheHousework Mon 06-Oct-08 22:07:27

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AbstractMouse Mon 06-Oct-08 22:12:44

God yes it was terrible, even Eddie Izzards bit wasn't that funny, so glad I hadn't actually paid for it.

NotDoingTheHousework Mon 06-Oct-08 22:15:28

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Rubyrubyruby Mon 06-Oct-08 22:15:55

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NotDoingTheHousework Mon 06-Oct-08 22:21:10

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JackieNo Mon 06-Oct-08 22:22:03

None of them really had enough time to get into their stride, did they - I kept being left wondering whether they'd cut out the punchlines of things.

themildmannneredjanitor Mon 06-Oct-08 22:23:20

the secret policeman's ball from the 70's with monty python and rowan atkinson and tom robinson was absolutely fantastically brilliant.

the best.

AbstractMouse Mon 06-Oct-08 22:24:01

Frank Skinner was awful, just awful I felt sorry for him.

AbstractMouse Mon 06-Oct-08 22:25:26

Eddie was bloated and samey too, and I speak as one who loved him.

domesticslattern Mon 06-Oct-08 22:49:54

It was indeed a load of bollocks. And Eddie Izzard looks sooooooo old. I found that very depressing.

Now stop watching TV and hoover, you lazy git.

Snaf Mon 06-Oct-08 23:01:27

It was utter utter utter utter utter utter crap.

Frank Skinner was just appalling. I mean, he's not top of my Comedy Tree as it is but... was it my imagination or did he start telling a joke that just went absolutely nowhere? And he just sort of left it, halfway through?

Izzard - crap
IT Crowd - crap
Mitchell & Webb - crap
Corden & wotsit - complete embarrassing student crap

As you were.

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