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Political satirists 'will have a field day'

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The television satire The Thick Of It came to characterise the New Labour years just as Yes Minister had done previously for Thatcher.

So what will we see now that David Cameron is in Downing Street with Nick Clegg alongside him?

Sir Antony Jay, writer of a stage version of Yes Minister, debates how comedy reflects political trends.


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