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The rough guide to British cult comedy

by Julian Hall

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Published by Rough Guides, Distributed by Penguin Putnam in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stand-up comedy -- Great Britain.,
  • Television comedies -- Great Britain.,
  • Comedians -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesBritish cult comedy
    Statementby Julian Hall.
    GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
    SeriesRough guides reference, Rough Guides reference guides
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1969.C65 H35 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 277 p. :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17928653M
    ISBN 101843536188
    ISBN 109781843536185
    LC Control Number2007295070

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