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Laughter in the air an informal history of British radio comedy by Barry Took

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Published by Robson Books, British Broadcasting Corp. in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Radio comedies -- Great Britain -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementBarry Took.
LC ClassificationsPN1991.8.C65 T66 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 182 p., [20] p. of plates :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3098411M
ISBN 100860511499
LC Control Number82203016

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