Schema theory and the humour of Little Britain

  title={Schema theory and the humour of Little Britain},
  author={Julia Snell},
  journal={English Today},
  pages={59 - 64}
  • J. Snell
  • Published 1 January 2006
  • Education
  • English Today
LITTLE BRITAIN is a television comedy show in the UK. Recurring characters appear in its episodes enacting situations that can be said to satirize British society. It was first aired by the BBC in February 2003. Little Britain has quickly amassed a loyal following and has grown significantly in popularity. It has won a number of prestigious comedy awards including ‘Best Comedy Performance’ and ‘Comedy Programme or Series Award’ at the BAFTAs (British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards… 
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