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John Cleese: Cancel Culture, Irish Language and Creativity

Fawlty Towers star John Cleese joined Kieran to talk creativity, cancel culture and how he's been...

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19.01 23 Sep 2020


John Cleese: Cancel Culture, Irish Language and Creativity


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19.01 23 Sep 2020


Fawlty Towers star John Cleese joined Kieran to talk creativity, cancel culture and how he's been coping during lockdown.

He told The Hard Shoulder he teases Irish people because of our "ridiculous way" of spelling names - suggesting that other English-language speakers have "no idea" how to pronounce them.

However, he suggested that Irish people have a "much greater sense of their own identity" than the British.

‘Creativity, A short and Cheerful Guide’ is published by Hutchinson and available in all good bookstores


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