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Podcast: Comedian Paul Kerensa talks about Hark! The biography of Christmas

15 December 2017

Episode 38

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On this week's podcast, Ed Thornton talks to Paul Kerensa, the stand-up comic and comedy writer, about his new book, Hark! The biography of Christmas. They also talk about comedy gigs in churches, comedy and evangelism, and whether preachers should tell jokes in sermons.

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