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Alastair James Hay Murray (born 10 May 1968), is an English comedian and TV personality. [1]

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Al Murray

Alastair James Hay Murray (born 10 May 1968), is an English comedian and TV personality.

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Al Murray's Compete for the Meat

Al Murray's Compete for the Meat (sometimes promoted as just Compete for the Meat) is a British comedy quiz show, where the contestants compete for a frozen chicken, while the second placed team gets sausages.

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Al Murray's Happy Hour

Al Murray's Happy Hour was a chat show presented by comedian Al Murray and produced by Avalon TV.

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Al Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder

Al Murray's Multiple Personality Disorder is a British sketch show starring comedian Al Murray.

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Al Murray's Road to Berlin

Al Murray's Road to Berlin is a British documentary television series about World War II, presented by Al Murray.

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An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment.

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Arnhem (or; Arnheim, Frisian: Arnhim, South Guelderish: Èrnem) is a city and municipality situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands.

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Band (rock and pop)

A rock band or pop band is a small musical ensemble which performs rock music, pop music or a related genre.

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Baron Strange

Baron Strange is a title that has been created several times in the Peerage of England.

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Bath, Somerset

Bath is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Somerset, England, known for its Roman-built baths.

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Bauer Radio

Bauer Radio is a UK-based radio division of the Bauer Media Group.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC Four

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

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BBC News Online

BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.

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BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

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BBC Radio 2

BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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BBC Radio 5 Live

BBC Radio 5 Live (also known as just 5 Live) is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.

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Bedford School

Bedford School is an HMC independent school for boys located in the county town of Bedford in England.

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Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Bishop of Rochester

The Bishop of Rochester is the ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of Rochester in the Province of Canterbury.

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Bloomsbury Theatre

The Bloomsbury Theatre is a theatre on Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden, owned by University College London.

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Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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Brighton Dome

The Brighton Dome is an arts venue in Brighton, England, that contains the Concert Hall, the Corn Exchange and the Studio Theatre (formerly the Pavilion Theatre).

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Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.

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Cambodia (កម្ពុជា, or Kampuchea:, Cambodge), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, prĕəh riəciənaacak kampuciə,; Royaume du Cambodge), is a sovereign state located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.

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A catchphrase (alternatively spelled catch phrase) is a phrase or expression recognized by its repeated utterance.

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Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.

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Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.

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Character comedy

Character comedy is a method or genre in which a comedian performs as though he or she were a character created by himself or herself.

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Charlotte Murray, Duchess of Atholl

Charlotte Murray, Duchess of Atholl, the 8th Baroness Strange (13 October 1731 – 13 October 1805) was a Scottish peer.

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Chester Chronicle

The Chester Chronicle is a British local weekly newspaper for the Chester and Cheshire area, first established in the 18th century.

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Chortle is a British comedy website launched in 2000 by Steve Bennett.

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Chris Addison

Christopher David Addison (born 5 November 1971) is an English comedian, writer, actor and director from Manchester.

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Cluub Zarathustra

Cluub Zarathustra was a fringe comedy cabaret act and troupe active between 1994 and 1997.

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A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh.

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Comic Relief Does Fame Academy

Comic Relief Does Fame Academy is a spin-off of the original Fame Academy show where celebrities students sing as students of the Academy.

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Communications Act 2003

The Communications Act 2003 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Conservatism in the United Kingdom

Conservatism in the United Kingdom is related to its counterparts in other Western nations, but has a distinct tradition and has encompassed a wide range of theories over the decades.

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Conservative Party (UK)

The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.

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Craig Mackinlay

Craig Mackinlay (born 7 October 1966) is a British businessman and politician.

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Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Culture of France

The culture of Paris,in France and of the French people has been shaped by geography, by profound historical events, and by foreign and internal forces and groups.

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Culture of Germany

German culture has spanned the entire German-speaking world.

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Culture of the United Kingdom

The culture of the United Kingdom is influenced by the UK's history as a developed state, a liberal democracy and a great power; its predominantly Christian religious life; and its composition of four countries—England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—each of which has distinct customs, cultures and symbolism.

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Daily Record (Scotland)

The Daily Record is a Scottish tabloid newspaper based in Glasgow.

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Dave (TV channel)

Dave is a British television channel owned by UKTV, which is available in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Dermot O'Leary

Sean Dermot Fintan O'Leary Jr. (born 24 May 1973), better known as Dermot O'Leary, is a British-Irish television presenter for ITV and a radio presenter for BBC Radio 2.

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Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.

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DMG Media

DMG Media, formerly Associated Newspapers, is a national newspaper and website publisher in the UK.

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Documentary film

A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.

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Don't Stop Me Now

"Don't Stop Me Now" is a song by the British rock band Queen, featured on their 1978 album Jazz that was released as a single in 1979.

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Download Festival

Download Festival is a British rock festival, held annually at Donington Park in Leicestershire, England, since 2003.

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A drummer is a percussionist who creates and accompanies music using drums.

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A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece, often a composition involving two singers or two pianists.

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Duke of Atholl

Duke of Atholl, alternatively Duke of Athole, named after Atholl in Scotland, is a title in the Peerage of Scotland held by the head of Clan Murray.

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Edinburgh Comedy Awards

The Edinburgh Comedy Awards or Eddies (formerly the Perrier Comedy Awards, and also briefly known by other names for sponsorship reasons) are presented to the comedy shows deemed to have been the best at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (often referred to as simply The Fringe) is the world's largest arts festival, which in 2017 spanned 25 days and featured 53,232 performances of 3,398 shows in 300 venues.

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Edward Leigh

Sir Edward Julian Egerton Leigh (born 20 July 1950) is a British Conservative Party politician who has served as a Member of Parliament since 1983.

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Electoral district

An electoral district, (election) precinct, election district, or legislative district, called a voting district by the US Census (also known as a constituency, riding, ward, division, electoral area, or electorate) is a territorial subdivision for electing members to a legislative body.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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England cricket team

The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.

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Fact Hunt

Fact Hunt (2005) was a comedic TV quiz show aired late at night on various ITV regions.

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Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) is an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf.

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Every person has his/her own family.mother reproduces with husband for children.In the context of human society, a family (from familia) is a group of people related either by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage or other relationship), or co-residence (as implied by the etymology of the English word "family" from Latin familia 'family servants, domestics collectively, the servants in a household,' thus also 'members of a household, the estate, property; the household, including relatives and servants,' abstract noun formed from famulus 'servant, slave ') or some combination of these.

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Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.

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Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner (born Christopher Graham Collins; 28 January 1957) is an English writer, comedian, TV and radio presenter, and actor.

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French people

The French (Français) are a Latin European ethnic group and nation who are identified with the country of France.

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Gary Lineker

Gary Winston Lineker (born 30 November 1960) is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster.

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Gender role

A gender role, also known as a sex role, is a social role encompassing a range of behaviors and attitudes that are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex or sexuality.

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Genesis (band)

Genesis were an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967.

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Genesis: Together and Apart

Genesis: Together and Apart is a 2014 documentary about the English rock band Genesis and its members' solo projects.

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George Murray (bishop of Rochester)

George Murray (12 January 1784 – 16 February 1860) was an Anglican bishop.

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Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history.

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Gordon Ramsay

Gordon James Ramsay Jr. (born 8 November 1966) is a British chef, restaurateur, and television personality.

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Hammersmith Apollo

The Hammersmith Apollo (called the Eventim Apollo for sponsorship reasons and formerly – and still commonly – known as the Hammersmith Odeon) is an entertainment venue and a Grade II* listed building located in Hammersmith, London.

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Harry Hill

Harry Hill (born Matthew Keith Hall; 1 October 1964) is an English comedian, author and television presenter.

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Harry Hill (TV series)

Harry Hill, later titled The All-New Harry Hill Show and also referred to as The Harry Hill Show, was a British stand-up comedy sketch show, starring comedian Harry Hill, that ran for four series from 1997 to 2003, on both Channel 4 and ITV.

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Hell's Kitchen (UK TV series)

Hell's Kitchen was a British cookery reality show, aired on ITV, which features prospective chefs competing with each other for a final prize.

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Hereditary peer

The Hereditary peers form part of the peerage in the United Kingdom.

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History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past as it is described in written documents.

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Holy Roman Empire

The Holy Roman Empire (Sacrum Romanum Imperium; Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic but mostly German complex of territories in central Europe that developed during the Early Middle Ages and continued until its dissolution in 1806.

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Honorary degree

An honorary degree, in Latin a degree honoris causa ("for the sake of the honor") or ad honorem ("to the honor"), is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation and the passing of comprehensive examinations.

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Horrible Histories (2009 TV series)

Horrible Histories is a British sketch comedy television series, part of the children's history books of the same name.

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Imperial Count

Imperial Count (Reichsgraf) was a title in the Holy Roman Empire.

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Interpersonal relationship

An interpersonal relationship is a strong, deep, or close association or acquaintance between two or more people that may range in duration from brief to enduring.

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Independent Television News (ITN) is a British-based news and content provider.

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ITV (TV channel)

ITV is a commercial television channel in the United Kingdom.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson (born 11 April 1960) is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring.

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Jim Rosenthal

Jim Rosenthal (born 6 November 1947) is an English sports presenter.

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Jim Tavaré

Jim Tavaré (born 1963) is an English stand-up comedian, actor, and musician.

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Jimmy Carr

James Anthony Patrick Carr (born 15 September 1972) is an English stand-up comedian, presenter, writer, and actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship.

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John Murray, 3rd Duke of Atholl

John Murray, 3rd Duke of Atholl KT, PC (6 May 1729 – 5 November 1774), known as John Murray until 1764, was a Scottish peer and Tory politician.

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Judi Dench

Dame Judith Olivia Dench, (born 9 December 1934) is an English actress.

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Kate Silverton

Kate Silverton (born 4 August 1970) is an English journalist, currently employed by the BBC.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Laurence Olivier Award

The Laurence Olivier Awards, or simply the Olivier Awards, are presented annually by the Society of London Theatre to recognise excellence in professional theatre in London at an annual ceremony in the capital.

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Lee and Herring

Lee and Herring were a British standup comedy double act consisting of the comedians Stewart Lee and Richard Herring.

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Lieutenant colonel

Lieutenant colonel is a rank of commissioned officer in the armies, most marine forces and some air forces of the world, above a major and below a colonel.

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List of Edinburgh festivals

This is a list of arts and cultural festivals regularly taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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List of frivolous political parties

A frivolous party or a joke party is a political party which has been created for the purposes of entertainment or political satire.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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List of Today programme guest editors

The Today programme on BBC Radio 4 in the UK has an annual week of guest editors over the Christmas and New Year period.

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Live at the Apollo (TV series)

Live at the Apollo (formerly titled Jack Dee Live at the Apollo) is a British stand-up comedy programme performed from the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in west London.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Palladium

The London Palladium is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street in the City of Westminster.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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MailOnline (also known as dailymail.co.uk) is the website of the Daily Mail, a newspaper in the United Kingdom, and of its sister paper The Mail on Sunday.

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Manchester Evening News

The Manchester Evening News (MEN) is a regional daily newspaper covering Greater Manchester in North West England.

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Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.

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Mark Kermode

Mark James Patrick Kermode (nocat Fairey; born 2 July 1963) is an English television and film critic and musician.

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McFly were an English band formed in London in 2003.

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Member of the European Parliament

A Member of the European Parliament (MEP) is a person who has been elected to serve as a popular representative in the European Parliament.

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Metro (British newspaper)

Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.

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Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow

Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow is a British stand-up comedy television series hosted by comedian Michael McIntyre from different venues around the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Musical theatre

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.

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News is information about current events.

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Nigel Farage

Nigel Paul Farage (While Farage himself pronounces it thus, he has stated that he does not mind if the alternative pronunciation of is used by others –, Newsnight (YouTube – UKIP webmaster's channel), 18 April 2010. Retrieved 13 May 2013. born 3 April 1964) is a British politician, broadcaster and political analyst who was the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) from 2006 to 2009 and again from 2010 to 2016.

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Normandy (Normandie,, Norman: Normaundie, from Old French Normanz, plural of Normant, originally from the word for "northman" in several Scandinavian languages) is one of the 18 regions of France, roughly referring to the historical Duchy of Normandy.

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Observational comedy

Observational comedy is a form of humor based on the commonplace aspects of everyday life.

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Operation Market Garden

Operation Market Garden (17–25 September 1944) was an unsuccessful Allied military operation planned, and predominantly led, by the British.

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A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.

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Patronage is the support, encouragement, privilege, or financial aid that an organization or individual bestows to another.

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Peerage of England

The Peerage of England comprises all peerages created in the Kingdom of England before the Act of Union in 1707.

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Peerage of Scotland

The Peerage of Scotland (Moraireachd na h-Alba) is the section of the Peerage of the British Isles for those peers created by the King of Scots before 1707.

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Percussion instrument

A percussion instrument is a musical instrument that is sounded by being struck or scraped by a beater (including attached or enclosed beaters or rattles); struck, scraped or rubbed by hand; or struck against another similar instrument.

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Phil Collins

Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.

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Planet Rock (radio station)

Planet Rock is a radio station in the United Kingdom owned by Bauer Radio.

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Playhouse Theatre

The Playhouse Theatre is a West End theatre in the City of Westminster, located in Northumberland Avenue, near Trafalgar Square.

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Political satire

Political satire is satire that specializes in gaining entertainment from politics; it has also been used with subversive intent where political speech and dissent are forbidden by a regime, as a method of advancing political arguments where such arguments are expressly forbidden.

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Politics of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is a unitary state with devolution that is governed within the framework of a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy in which the monarch, currently Queen Elizabeth II, is the head of state while the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, currently Theresa May, is the head of government.

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Potato chip

Potato chips or crisps are thin slices of potato that have been deep fried or baked until crunchy.

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Pound sign

The pound sign (£) is the symbol for the pound sterling—the currency of the United Kingdom and previously of Great Britain and the Kingdom of England.

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Prospective parliamentary candidate

Prospective parliamentary candidate (PPC) is a term used in British politics to refer to the candidates selected by political parties to fight individual Westminster constituencies in advance of a general election.

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A pub, or public house, is an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic drinks, which traditionally include beer (such as ale) and cider.

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Queen (band)

Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.

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Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.

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Raji James

Rajesh Kumar Jhanji (born 24 February 1970 in Portsmouth) better known by his stage names Raji James is a British Indian actor, club night promotor and podcast co-host, best known for his roles as Ash Ferreira in EastEnders and as DS Vik Singh in The Bill.

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Ralph Murray

Sir Francis Ralph Hay Murray (3 March 1908 – 11 September 1983), was a British journalist, radio broadcaster and diplomat.

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Red Nose Day 2011

Red Nose Day 2011 was a fundraising event organised by Comic Relief.

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Remainder (law)

In property law of the United Kingdom and the United States and other common law countries, a remainder is a future interest given to a person (who is referred to as the transferee or remainderman) that is capable of becoming possessory upon the natural end of a prior estate created by the same instrument.

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--> The Rhine (Rhenus, Rein, Rhein, le Rhin,, Italiano: Reno, Rijn) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually empties into the North Sea.

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Ribaldry, or blue comedy, is humorous entertainment that ranges from bordering on indelicacy to gross indecency.

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Ricky Groves

Richard "Ricky" Groves (born 23 April 1968) is an English actor best known for playing Garry Hobbs in EastEnders from 2000–09.

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Scottish independence referendum, 2014

A referendum on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom took place on Thursday 18 September 2014.

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Scottish people

The Scottish people (Scots: Scots Fowk, Scottish Gaelic: Albannaich), or Scots, are a nation and ethnic group native to Scotland. Historically, they emerged from an amalgamation of two Celtic-speaking peoples, the Picts and Gaels, who founded the Kingdom of Scotland (or Alba) in the 9th century. Later, the neighbouring Celtic-speaking Cumbrians, as well as Germanic-speaking Anglo-Saxons and Norse, were incorporated into the Scottish nation. In modern usage, "Scottish people" or "Scots" is used to refer to anyone whose linguistic, cultural, family ancestral or genetic origins are from Scotland. The Latin word Scoti originally referred to the Gaels, but came to describe all inhabitants of Scotland. Considered archaic or pejorative, the term Scotch has also been used for Scottish people, primarily outside Scotland. John Kenneth Galbraith in his book The Scotch (Toronto: MacMillan, 1964) documents the descendants of 19th-century Scottish pioneers who settled in Southwestern Ontario and affectionately referred to themselves as 'Scotch'. He states the book was meant to give a true picture of life in the community in the early decades of the 20th century. People of Scottish descent live in many countries other than Scotland. Emigration, influenced by factors such as the Highland and Lowland Clearances, Scottish participation in the British Empire, and latterly industrial decline and unemployment, have resulted in Scottish people being found throughout the world. Scottish emigrants took with them their Scottish languages and culture. Large populations of Scottish people settled the new-world lands of North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Canada has the highest level of Scottish descendants per capita in the world and the second-largest population of Scottish descendants, after the United States. Scotland has seen migration and settlement of many peoples at different periods in its history. The Gaels, the Picts and the Britons have their respective origin myths, like most medieval European peoples. Germanic peoples, such as the Anglo-Saxons, arrived beginning in the 7th century, while the Norse settled parts of Scotland from the 8th century onwards. In the High Middle Ages, from the reign of David I of Scotland, there was some emigration from France, England and the Low Countries to Scotland. Some famous Scottish family names, including those bearing the names which became Bruce, Balliol, Murray and Stewart came to Scotland at this time. Today Scotland is one of the countries of the United Kingdom, and the majority of people living there are British citizens.

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Short list

A short list or shortlist is a list of candidates for a job, prize, award, political position, etc., that has been reduced from a longer list of candidates (sometimes via intermediate lists known as "long lists").

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South Thanet (UK Parliament constituency)

South Thanet is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK parliament since 2015 by Craig Mackinlay MP, a Conservative.

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St Edmund Hall, Oxford

St Edmund Hall (sometimes known as The Hall or affectionately as Teddy Hall) is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.

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Stand-up comedy

Stand-up comedy is a comic style in which a comedian performs in front of a live audience, usually speaking directly to them.

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Stephen Fry

Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist.

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Steve Wright (DJ)

Stephen Richard "Steve" Wright (born 26 August 1954 in Greenwich, London) is an English broadcaster, widely credited for creating the zoo format, with its zany, multi-personality approach.

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Steve Wright in the Afternoon

Steve Wright in the Afternoon is the name of the current afternoon show on BBC Radio 2, hosted by Steve Wright.

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Stewart Lee

Stewart Graham Lee (born 5 April 1968) is an English stand-up comedian, writer and director.

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Stewkley is a village and civil parish in the Aylesbury Vale district of Buckinghamshire, England.

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Surreal humour

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

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Talk show

A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.

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Taskmaster (TV series)

Taskmaster is a British comedy panel game show originally created by British comedian Alex Horne during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2010, and transferred to television on Dave in 2015.

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Ted (film)

Ted is a 2012 American buddy comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane and written by MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, and Wellesley Wild.

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Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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Television show

A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The Life of Rock with Brian Pern

Brian Pern: A Life in Rock is a British comedy spoof-documentary series about a fictional ageing rock star, Brian Pern, the former frontman of the 1970s progressive rock group Thotch.

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The O2 Arena

The O2 Arena (temporarily the sponsor-neutral "North Greenwich Arena", during the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in south east London.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper published on Sundays.

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The Oxford Revue

The Oxford Revue is a comedy group featuring students from Oxford University, England.

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The Parliament Magazine

The Parliament Magazine is a fortnightly EU politics magazine covering European Parliament news, opinion and comment.

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The Spectator

The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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Theatre Royal, Bath

The Theatre Royal in Bath, England, was built in 1805.

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Theatre Royal, Brighton

The Theatre Royal, Brighton is a theatre in Brighton, England presenting a range of West End and touring musicals and plays, along with performances of opera and ballet.

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TheGuardian.com, formerly known as Guardian.co.uk and Guardian Unlimited, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.

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This Morning with Richard Not Judy

This Morning With Richard Not Judy or TMWRNJ Richard Herring would routinely pronounce the acronym as if the 'M' and 'W' had changed places (TWMRNJ) rather than pronouncing it as was a BBC comedy television programme, written by and starring Lee and Herring.

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Tim Lovejoy

Timothy Paul Lovejoy (born 28 March 1968) is an English television presenter, best known for hosting Saturday morning football programme Soccer AM with Helen Chamberlain for over a decade.

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Time Commanders

Time Commanders is a technological game show that originally aired on BBC Two from 4 September 2003 to 13 March 2005 with Eddie Mair hosting the first series and Richard Hammond hosting the second series.

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Time Gentlemen Please

Time Gentlemen Please is a British sitcom that was primarily written by Richard Herring and Al Murray and broadcast on Sky One.

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Today (BBC Radio 4)

Today, or The Today Programme, is BBC Radio 4's long-running early morning news and current affairs programme, broadcast on Monday to Friday from 6:00 am to 9:00 am and 7:00 am to 9:00 am on Saturday.

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Top Gear (2002 TV series)

Top Gear is a British motoring magazine, factual television series, conceived by Jeremy Clarkson and Andy Wilman, launched on 20 October 2002, and broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two.

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Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".

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Twitter Joke Trial

R v Paul Chambers (appealed to the High Court as Chambers v Director of Public Prosecutions), popularly known as the Twitter Joke Trial, was a United Kingdom legal case centred on the conviction of a man under the Communications Act 2003 for posting a joke about destroying an airport to Twitter, a message which police regarded as "menacing".

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UK Independence Party

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) is a Eurosceptic and right-wing populist political party in the United Kingdom.

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UKTV is a British multi-channel broadcaster, jointly owned by BBC Studios (formerly BBC Worldwide) and Discovery, Inc. It was formed on 26 March 1992 through a joint venture between BBC and Thames Television.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United Kingdom general election, 2015

The 2015 United Kingdom general election was held on 7 May 2015 to elect 650 members to the House of Commons.

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University of Bedfordshire

The University of Bedfordshire is a public university situated in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, England.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is an English university located on four campuses across the West Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire.

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Virgin Radio

Virgin Radio is a brand owned by the Virgin Group.

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William Makepeace Thackeray

William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was a British novelist and author.

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Willys MB

The Willys MB and the Ford GPW, both formally called the U.S. Army Truck, 1/4 ton, 4x4, Command Reconnaissance, commonly known as Jeep or jeep, and sometimes referred to as '''G503''' According to its U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Supply Catalog designation — a group number for ordering parts, based on a standard nomenclature list.

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World history

World history or global history (not to be confused with diplomatic, transnational or international history) is a field of historical study that emerged as a distinct academic field in the 1980s.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Zöe Salmon

Zöe Salmon (born 7 January 1980) is a Northern Irish television presenter who hosted the children's television programme Blue Peter from 23 December 2004 to 25 June 2008.

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2013–14 Ashes series

The 2013–14 Ashes (named Commonwealth Bank Ashes Series for sponsorship reasons) was a Test cricket series between England and Australia.

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7 Day Sunday

7 Day Sunday (7 Day Saturday in 2013) is a British comedy radio talk show hosted by Al Murray on BBC Radio 5 Live.

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