The Holy Trinity of light entertainment is Sarah Beeny, Mr Fry and the Holy Ghost (or 'Brucie' to his friends). Sainted in the 1980's, for making Ben Elton seem funny, St. Stephen has since spent his career walking on water, while performing the miracle of getting anything with Alan Davies 4 million viewers.
As permanent a fixture on our televisions as a layer of dust, Mr. Fry has for many years been surrogate Queen Mum. It is a mortal sin to suggest that St. Stephen is not a national treasure. Meanwhile, Bits of Fry & Laurie are regularly consumed at Mass, followed by the communal whine that Sandi Toksvig is 'just not as good'.
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