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    And if you can offer an explanation as to why it doesn't work then you've got to the whole root of comedy. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    Frank liked administrative work and was good at it. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    I defy anyone to get a decision that quickly these days. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    I used to like writing for comedians - I enjoyed the challenge of making other people funny. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    I've seen radio, variety, revue, pretty well all of it, and of all of them, I have the greatest regard for variety as family entertainment. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    If the laughter of the audience was malicious we wouldn't show it. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    It's like your children talking about holidays, you find they have a quite different memory of it from you. Perhaps everything is not how it is, but how it's remembered. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    Now it would have to go through layers of accountants, then to Network Centre, then you might be given a date 18 months ahead if you were lucky. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    The comedians all finished their acts with a song. They would get a certain amount of money from the song publishers and would use that money to pay the writers. None of them paid very much for their comedy material, but it all added up. Denis-NordenDenis Norden
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    Then after that came word processors and it's hard to make those laugh. Denis-NordenDenis Norden