Daisy Dunn

A comedy double act from John Cleese and Justin Welby: the Archbishop Interviews reviewed

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John Cleese, who is interviewed by Justin Welby on BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Archbishop Interviews’. Credit: Photo by Johnny Louis/FilmMagic

I’m listening to John Cleese talking to Justin Welby in the new series of The Archbishop Interviews when the thought occurs to me that he might unwittingly be comparing himself to Christ. The comedian has just been discussing the failure of the literal-minded to comprehend sarcasm and irony, and the inanity of tabloid headlines, when he circles back to the topic of religion.

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