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Are Brits from the North or the South extra humorous? We let Solar readers resolve

Are Brits from the North or the South more funny? We let Sun readers decide


THE North-South divide is not any laughing matter – or perhaps it’s. A research by The Beano comedian of 50 of our comedians, some now lifeless, has discovered they’re twice as prone to be northerners as southerners.

So we requested YOU to vote on-line for who’re the funniest folks in a sequence of match-ups. General, the North wins with 63 per cent of the vote – together with the late Liverpudlian Ken Dodd simply edging London’s David Walliams, by 51 per cent to 49 per cent. Right here, we now have extra outcomes, with the North in inexperienced and South in crimson.

Liverpool’s Ken Dodd (deceased 2018) versus London’s David Walliams
Bolton’s Peter Kay versus London’s Michael McIntyre
Leeds’ Vic Reeves versus Bromley’s Jack Dee
Bolton’s Paddy McGuinness versus Isleworth’s Jimmy Carr
Liverpool’s John Bishop versus Essex’s Russell Model
North’s Morecambe & Smart (deceased 1984 and 1999) v South’s Fry & Laurie
Leeds’ Keith Lemon v Southampton’s Benny Hill (deceased, 1992)
South Shields’ Sarah Millican versus Torquay’s Miranda Hart
County Durham’s Rowan Atkinson versus Bristol’s Lee Evans


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