Comedy Zone - Comedy Connections

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Paul English embarks on a game of Comedy Connections on this week's Zone tracing the comic DNA that links everyone from The Monty Python Team through to Father Ted creator Graham Linehan. The full list of those hanging from the branches of this week's comedic family tree are John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, Terry Gilliam (Monty Python), Ronnie Corbett (The Two Ronnies, Sorry), Ben Elton (The Young Ones, Blackadder), Adrian Edmondson (Bottom), Colin Bostock-Smith (Not The Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image), Rory Bremner (Bremner, Bird and Fortune, Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You), Roger Law (creator of Spitting Image), Armando Iannucci (The Thick Of It, I'm Alan Partridge) and Graham Linehan (Father Ted).