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Q... (TV series)

Q... was a surreal television comedy sketch show from Spike Milligan which ran from 1969 to 1982 on BBC2. [1]

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Alan Clare

Alan Clare (Born Alan Jaycock) (31 May 1921 – 29 November 1993) A self-taught pianist, he became a professional musician at the age of 15 and during the next few years became a familiar figure on the London jazz scene.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Four

BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.

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BBC Two

BBC Two is the second television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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Bob Todd

Brian Todd (born 15 December 1921 – 21 October 1992), known professionally as Bob Todd, was an English comedy actor, mostly known for appearing as a straight man in the sketch shows of Benny Hill and Spike Milligan.

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Chris Langham

Christopher "Chris" Langham (born 14 April 1949) is an English writer, actor, and comedian.

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Comedy

In a modern sense, comedy (from the κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or to amuse by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film and stand-up comedy.

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David Lodge (actor)

David William Frederick Lodge (19 August 1921 in Rochester, Kent, England – 18 October 2003 in Northwood, Middlesex, England) was an English character actor.

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David Rappaport

David Stephen Rappaport (23 November 1951 – 2 May 1990) was an English actor, one of the best known dwarf actors in television and film, known for his roles in the films Time Bandits and The Bride, and television series such as L.A. Law, The Wizard and Captain Planet and the Planeteers.

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Ian MacNaughton

Edward Ian Macnaughton (30 December 1925 – 10 December 2002) was a Scottish actor-turned-television producer and director, best known for his work with the Monty Python team.

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Jeannette Charles

Jeannette Charles (15 October 1927) is a look-alike actress of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Jews

The Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation), also known as the Jewish people, are an ethnoreligious and ethno-cultural group descended from the Israelites of the Ancient Near East and originating from the historical kingdoms of Israel and Judah.

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John Bluthal

John Bluthal (born 28 March 1928) is a Polish-born British film and television actor, mostly in comedy.

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John Cleese

John Marwood Cleese (born 27 October 1939) is an English actor, comedian, writer and film producer.

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John Wells (satirist)

John Campbell Wells (17 November 1936 – 11 January 1998) was an English actor, writer and satirist.

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Julia Breck

Julia Breck (born 22 August 1941) was born in Newport, Isle of Wight.

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Kuwait Petroleum Corporation

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (مؤسسة البترول الكويتية) is Kuwait's national oil company, headquartered in Kuwait City.

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Linzi Drew

Lindsey "Linzi" Jane Drew (born 11 May 1958) is an English former glamour model, producer, adult model and pornographic actress.

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Michael Palin

Michael Edward Palin (pronounced; born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter.

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Monty Python

Monty Python (sometimes known as The Pythons) were a British surreal comedy group who created the sketch comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus, that first aired on the BBC on 5 October 1969.

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Monty Python's Flying Circus

Monty Python’s Flying Circus (known during the final series as just Monty Python) is a British sketch comedy series commissioned by David Attenborough, created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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Peter Jones (actor)

Peter Geoffrey Francis Jones (12 June 1920 – 10 April 2000) was an English actor, screenwriter and broadcaster.

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Queen Elizabeth 2

Queen Elizabeth 2, often referred to simply as QE2, is an ocean liner built for the Cunard Line which was operated by Cunard as both a transatlantic liner and a cruise ship from 1969 to 2008.

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Race (human categorization)

Race, as a social construct, is a group of people who share similar and distinct physical characteristics.

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Rita Webb

Rita Webb (25 February 1904 – 30 August 1981) was an English character actress, mainly in comedy roles.

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Robert Dorning

Robert Dorning (13 May 1913 – 21 February 1989) was a musician, dance band vocalist, ballet dancer and stage, film and television actor.

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Spike Milligan

Terence Alan "Spike" Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002) was an Anglo-Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright, soldier and actor.

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Stella Tanner

Stella Tanner (January 1, 1925 – March 26, 2012) was an English radio and television actress.

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Surreal humour

Surreal humour (also known as absurdist humour) is a form of humour predicated on deliberate violations of causal reasoning, producing events and behaviours that are obviously illogical.

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Terry Gilliam

Terrence Vance "Terry" Gilliam (born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor, comedian and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe.

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Terry Jones

Terence Graham Parry "Terry" Jones (born 1 February 1942) is a British comedian, screenwriter, actor, film director, historian and author.

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The Goon Show

The Goon Show is a British radio comedy programme, originally produced and broadcast by the BBC Home Service from 1951 to 1960, with occasional repeats on the BBC Light Programme.

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Wiping

Wiping, also known as junking, is a colloquial term for action taken by radio and television production and broadcasting companies, in which old audiotapes, videotapes, and telerecordings (kinescopes), are erased, reused, or destroyed.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q..._(TV_series)

 

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