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Making Europe laugh at itself: Bilingual comic Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor
Paul Taylor France 24

Do Germans really follow all the rules? Why are French people always kissing each other? And why, after so many years of ever-closer union, do Europeans still misunderstand each other? Bilingual comic Paul Taylor joins us for a special year-end edition of Talking Europe, telling us how a half-Irish Brit has managed to become one of France's best-known comedians, and why he travelled all around Europe exploring national stereotypes.


We discuss whether Brexit is a rich seam of comedy material or a no-go-zone; and how laughing at ourselves can help everyone find common ground.

Produced by Isabelle Romero, Mathilde Bénézet and Perrine Desplats

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