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Television

Harry and Paul’s Story of the Twos is just too funny for its own good

If BBC2 is as smug and pretentious as this genius show suggests, how come someone at BBC2 commissioned it?

31 May 2014

9:00 AM

31 May 2014

9:00 AM

On Harry and Paul’s Story of the Twos (BBC 2, Sunday), there was a particularly cruel sketch in which Paul Whitehouse gave Harry Enfield a Paxman-style grilling as to whether he felt bitter that his comedy series had never won a Bafta award whereas its big rival The Fast Show (featuring, inter alia, one Paul Whitehouse) had won lots and lots and lots.

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