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When a joke goes wrong on the BBC!

When a joke goes wrong on the BBC!

Published at 6:01am 18th July 2019.

When a joke goes wrong on the BBC!

It was on this day (18th July) in 1970 that Kenny Everett after he made a joke on Radio 1.

He said the wife of the Conservative Transport Minister Mary Peyton had 'crammed a fiver into the examiner's hand', when taking her driving test'.

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