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Review from previous edition: "The ultimate guide to the sharpest, wryest and wittiest quips, put-downs and one-liners" --Romford Recorder
"However you like your humour, there will be something here for you and I defy you to leaf through it and find nothing to bring a smile to the lips." --Herts Advertiser
"Does not disappoint... a brilliant manual for writers, after-dinner speakers and best men" --South Wales Evening Post
"As always this companion instructs through laughter" --Contemporary Review
"Buy the book" --Beachcomber, Daily Express
Ned Sherrin CBE was presenter of BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends. Producer and director of the ground-breaking 1960's satire TV show That Was the Week That Was, and producer of a number of films, including The Virgin Soldiers (1968) and Up Pompeii (1971), he also wrote extensively for stage and screen. He directed many theatre productions such as Side by Side by Sondheim (London 1976 and New York 1977) and Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell (1989). He compiled a number of anthologies, including TheatricalAnecdotes (1991), Ned Sherrin in his Anecdotage (1993), and I Wish I'd Said That (2006). He also wrote a novel, Scratch an Actor (1995). Ned Sherrin died in October 2007.