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Comic Relief organisers have canned a Question of Sport spoof featuring Celebrity Big Brother "contestant" Jade Goody. According to a Comic Relief spokesman, this is because the sketch felt "out of date" and "they were concerned it could detract attention from the fundraising". The spokesman explained: "Recent events have …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    good !

    See title.

  2. Ken Allsop

    Shame, but the right decision

    It's a bit of a shame. I know someone at Comic Relief, and so I got to see this show being recorded - it was very funny. It's just a shame that it's had to be pulled off the air.

    I guess it's the right decision, but I wonder if they could have pointed out before the program that it was recorded in advance (end of last year) - although that would render the "if you raise half a million in half an hour there will be a special reward" that Jack Dee promoted at the start of the show a bit pointless.

    Perhaps it will be shown at some point, or available on the BBCs website. Because it was very funny, and a great lineup - Jack Dee, Frank Skinner, Andrew Marr, Lauren Laverne, Dara O'Brien, Alan Carr (as well as Ms Goody, who was also amusing during the show).

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