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Private Eye at 50: Shurely shome mishtake?

The satirical magazine Private Eye celebrates its 50th anniversary later this month.

Journalist Michael Crick recounts its turbulent history.

Lord Gnome Aged 49 and Three Quarters is on BBC Radio 4 at 10.30 am on Saturday 8 October.

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