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A comedy double act from John Cleese and Justin Welby: the Archbishop Interviews reviewed

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

8 July 2023

9:00 AM

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I’m listening to John Cleese talking to Justin Welby in the new series of The Archbishop Interviews when the thought occurs to me that he might unwittingly be comparing himself to Christ. The comedian has just been discussing the failure of the literal-minded to comprehend sarcasm and irony, and the inanity of tabloid headlines, when he circles back to the topic of religion.

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