The BBC comedy Scarborough, starring comedian Jason Manford, was slammed by viewers for jokes about the paedophile's disgusting actions. Jason Manford and Catherine Tyldesley's new show has stirred controversy for jokes about paedophile Jimmy Savile. Viewers slammed the show, penned by Benidorm's Derren Litten, for a scene in which actor Steve Edge's character Bigsy joked that Savile "had the right idea about women" because "he used to call them brain-damaged. Jason Manford, playing Bigsy's best mate Mike Manford, responds: Even for you, that's off the grid! Bigsy adds that he he thought Jim'll Fix It, Savile's show, had a "cracking theme tune.
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Almost every night, her husband would wake her up from sleep to tell her another bon mot that had just come to mind. They gave me an eye exam and here is what they said: They are not exactly the wit of Oscar Wilde, yet Derek not his real name would erupt in fits of laughter at these small quips. Many of the jokes were too rude to repeat in this article. The strange affliction leads to continual, terrible punning Credit:
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These are external links and will open in a new window. A beer company in Rwanda has apologised after critics said jokes that appeared on their bottles were sexist. One of the jokes on a bottle of Skol asked, "when can a woman make you a millionaire" with the answer "when you are a billionaire". Skol launched the beer labels with the jokes printed on them on Friday but on Monday promised to stop using them.