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Will satirists respond to the recession?


Commenting on the credit crunch in the House of Lords, Lord Peston said "only a satirist of George Orwell's quality could do justice to all this". Professor John Sutherland, of University College, London, and novelist Will Self discuss what effect the credit crunch will have on satire.

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