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Articles Tagged 'Nina Conti'


10 British Stand-Up Comics Whom Americans Should Know

Let’s not treat this thing like a test. If you already know all ten of these British mirthmakers (as a companion to the recent Mind The Gap post about American stand-ups) you don’t get a pat on the head or a special badge, although you will develop a warm internal glow, so that’s nice. For […]

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11 British Hosts Who Could Replace David Letterman

In case you’re unsure whether British TV viewers are aware of the magnitude of David Letterman’s achievements, or even who he is, be assured we most certainly are and do. Even though Late Show hasn’t had a firm slot on our screens, so many British producers and presenters took the spirit of David’s interview technique, […]

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WATCH: Ventriloquist Nina Conti Debuts Her Documentary in New York

Nina Conti – one of the leading figures in modern British ventriloquism  – was in New York last week (July 26) to premiere her highly personal film Her Master’s Voice. With her at the East River waterfront outdoor screening for the documentary was her world weary glove puppet Monkey through whom she often speaks. He’s […]