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British jokes in a global world

British jokes in a global world Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Christie Davies reveals the punchline to British jokes - they're often a local spin on international humour

Joke booth: Dublin humour

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Joke booth: Dublin humour Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Jeffrey from Dublin demonstrated some specifically local humour

Joke booth: 'Snot funny

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Joke booth: 'Snot funny Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Rosa and Margie from Swansea hit us with a trio of gags

Joke booth: Breaking down

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Joke booth: Breaking down Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Sarah from Belfast brings us a joke from the hard shoulder

Lenny's welcome

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Lenny's welcome Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Lenny Henry introduces the BBC/OU series Lenny's Britain, and explains what you can expect to see - and learn - as the programmes unfold

Joke booth: The confounded parrot

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Joke booth: The confounded parrot Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Jimmy from Liverpool spins a yarn about a conjurer and his talkative prop

OU on the BBC: Lenny's Britain - About the series

OU on the BBC: Lenny's Britain - About the series Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
The BBC has teamed up with the Open University to create a new form of television - the docu-com. It features Lenny Henry as you’ve never seen him...

Joke booth: God and carrots

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Joke booth: God and carrots Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Alex from Swansea offers a talking rabbit, and a test of faith

Joke booth: Girls and football

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Joke booth: Girls and football Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Luke from Liverpool shares his football strip story

Joke booth: In the soup

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Joke booth: In the soup Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Jun 2007
Racheal from Swansea recounts a marital mishap