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Jack Bernhardt

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The 100 best Taskmaster tasks ranked

Over 400 tasks are whittled down, in our ranking of the best challenges set by Alex Horne and Greg Davies.

Jack Bernhardt, The Guardian, 10th February 2021

Comedy is a tool, a trick - Ukraine will soon see

Comedy is a tool, a trick - Ukraine will soon see, running a country is no joke.

Jack Bernhardt, 23rd April 2019

PC Twitter isn't killing comedy, it highlights bigotry

The BBC comedy chief says social media is stopping comedy from testing boundaries. Has he seen Fleabag and Derry Girls?

Jack Bernhardt, The Guardian, 15th April 2019

Readers on modern day sitcoms

Following Jack Bernhardt's article on rebooting 70s sitcoms, such as Dad's Army and Fawlty Towers, many of you went below the line to share your thoughts on the best sitcoms and whether you think the format works today. You can join in the discussion by clicking on the links in the comments below.

Guardian readers, The Guardian, 17th January 2018

Is there still a place for sitcoms in today's world?

The sitcom's gig might be over, with audiences' lust for comedy being served by competitive baking shows and reality TV.

Jack Bernhardt, The Guardian, 16th January 2018

Radio comedies up for BBC Audio Awards 2018

Shows starring Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, John Finnemore, Marcus Brigstocke, David Jason and Jocelyn Jee Esien are amongst the nominees for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2018.

British Comedy Guide, 21st November 2017

Force everyone to try standup comedy to mend our world

The benefits to society would be profound - not least that people would learn the difference between a joke and a threat.

Jack Bernhardt, The Guardian, 31st July 2017

Politics is beyond satire: can the Mash Report keep up?

The Daily Mash's new satirical TV show has a hard challenge ahead as the web spews out gags with lightning speed - it needs to find a distinctive voice.

Jack Bernhardt, The Guardian, 18th July 2017