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Harry Enfield 'splits from wife of 23 years'

The 59-year-old comedian has been married to 57-year-old fashion designer Lucy Lyster since 1997 - but their romance is said to be all over and he's moved out of their London home.

Seamus Duff, The Mirror, 15th August 2020

Blackface is never 'just a joke' - it's oppression

Amid the blackface in comedy controversy, comedian Ava Vidal addresses why racism can never be 'just a joke' - and those Harry Enfield comments.

Ava Vidal, Radio Times, 12th June 2020

Harry Enfield defends using blackface

Harry Enfield has defended using blackface in his comedy career, saying: 'I don't think I regret it.' 'I've done it several times in the past. I've played Nelson Mandela in one thing for laughs,' he said. 'I did it because this thing had come round from the BBC that we couldn't do it any more.'

Chortle, 11th June 2020

Radio comedy reviews

New radio comedy is often disappointing. So welcome back Down The Line - the phone-in show with a twist. Also a look at Cabin Pressure which has started a repeat run, and comedy documentary What's Funny About...

Charlotte Runcie, The Telegraph, 20th May 2020

Audible signs up star duos for free lockdown podcast

Simon Pegg & Nick Frost, Jennifer Saunders & Dawn French and Paul Whitehouse & Harry Enfield are amongst the comedy duos who have recorded episodes of Audible's new free podcast Locked Together.

British Comedy Guide, 16th April 2020

Colin Hoult stars in sitcom pilot set in East Midlands

Colin Hoult has a lead role in Newark, Newark, a sitcom written by Nathan Foad about his childhood and adolescence in the eponymous East Midlands market town.

British Comedy Guide, 16th April 2020

TV review: The Windsors, series three, episode six

If it continues along in the vein of the majority of the third series it'll be increasingly disappointing and only fitfully amusing.

Alex Finch, Comedy To Watch, 1st April 2020

The royal satire is back for a third season, and the truth seems to be increasingly merging with fiction. Prince Charles (Harry Enfield) proposes a strike in protest at the meagre rise in the sovereign grant, while Harry and Meghan propose a move to North America to escape the tabloids. A laugh-heavy response to The Crown.

Ammar Kalia, The Guardian, 25th February 2020