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Rory Bremner: 'There is a serious problem with TV satire'

8 January 2013 6:07 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Comedian Rory Bremner has claimed that there is a "serious problem" with the lack of political satire on British TV. The impressionist, who appeared on Channel 4 politics series Bremner, Bird and Fortune between 1999 and 2010, claimed that the lack of an engaging politics show and the apathy from the public towards politicians was worrying and "a great shame". "I think there is seriously a problem with satire at the moment. There is a problem because the link between people and politicians has eroded after the expenses scandal and lots of other things," Bremner told Digital Spy. "First there was That Was The Week That Was, then we had Mike Yarwood doing Ted Heath and Harold Wilson impressions, then there was Spitting Image and then there was our show Bremner, Bird and Fortune. "But the point about those (more) »

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