Chris Hallam

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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April 2007
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Freelance journo who has written extensively about comedy, films and TV (amongst other things). Blog is at

Have had my ideas used on Radio 4 Extra's NewsJack and BBC Scotland's Comedy Cafe.

Comedy wise, have a huge passion for: Peep Show, Blackadder II-IV, Father Ted, Spaced, Fawlty Towers, Monty Python, The IT Crowd, Friday Night Dinner and the much neglected likes of Bunny and the Bull and the author Dan Rhodes.

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Television, radio, film and online

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Feature articles

Margaret Thatcher puppet. Copyright: Central Independent Television.

Maggie Maggie Maggie: Ho Ho Ho

Friday 21st September 2012

A retrospective look at the 1980s, and specifically the proliferation of British comedy under the premiership of Margaret Thatcher.