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Comedy rules: from the Cambridge Footlights to Yes Prime Minister

Comedy rules: from the Cambridge Footlights to Yes Prime Minister

Lynn, Jonathan

Jonathan Lynn, the co-writer of 'Yes Minister', presents an insider's look at how comedy works through a collection of hilarious anecdotes

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Faber, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Jonathan Lynn
ISBN: 0571277969, 0571277977, 9780571277964, 9780571277971
Note: Originally published: 2011.
Physical Description: 199 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Lynn, Jonathan Anecdotes.; Comedy Authorship.; Television comedy writers Great Britain Anecdotes.; Comedy Authorship Anecdotes.; Literature.

Author note

Jonathan Lynn's prolific career spans more than four decades as a director, screenwriter, producer and actor in films, television and theatre, as well as bestselling author and novelist. His many movies include Nuns on the Run , My Cousin Vinny, The Whole Nine Yards and Wild Target . Jonathan Lynn and Antony Jay's BAFTA award-winning political comedies Yes, Minister and Yes, Prime Minister first aired on BBC2 in 1980 and ran until 1988. Lynn and Jay also wrote three novels based on the series which cumulatively sold more than a million copies in hardback, were on the British top-ten bestseller list for three years and have been translated into numerous languages.