British Humour Links

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Douglas Adams: Official Homepage/Collected Works

"Monty Python's Flying Circus: Just the Words" - Scripts of the famous TV series

"Monty Python's Completely Useless Web Site" - Scripts, Sounds, Pictures

The Official Gerard Hoffnung Web Site: Biography, cartoons, discography, merchandise

The Official Site of Peter Sellers

Gilbert and Sullivan Archive Home Page: Introductions to each of the Gilbert and Sullivan Operas, librettos, midi files, illustrations

Lewis Carroll Homepage: Illustrations, links to academic work, biographical material

NOT! The Nine O'Clock News: Starring Rowan Atkinson, Mel Smith, Pamela Stephenson and Griff Rhys Jones

Michael Flanders and Donald Swann

Noel Coward: Biography, Musicals, Quotations, Gallery


Douglas Adams: A tribute to Douglas Adams, the creator of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (14 May 2001, BBC)

BBC boosts female comedy talent (29 December 2003, BBC)
featuring the 3 Non Blondes

Dye of Laughter (Julia Davis) (3 January 2004, Guardian)

The A to Z of laughter part I (7 December 2003, Observer)

The A to Z of laughter part II (7 December 2003, Observer)

I am not only witty in myself, but
the cause that wit is in other men.
I do here walk before thee like a sow that
hath overwhelm'd all her litter but one.
Shakespeare, William (1564 - 1616)
Henry IV, Part Two, I:2 (1598)

This example and a host of (humorous) definitions
of "humour" at the xrefer site (new browser window):
xrefer: Definitions of humour

a 'sense for humour': an ability to judge the acceptability of humour in certain situations, and a willingness to regard the capacity to laugh and to evoke laughter as legitimate behaviour [...]

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