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Jeremy Hardy

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Jeremy Hardy (born 17 July 1961) is a British alternative comedian.

Born in Aldershot, he is known for his socialist politics coupled with a very English delivery. He won the Perrier Comedy Award in 1988. He is best known for his radio work - particularly on The News Quiz and his long running series Jeremy Hardy Speaks to the Nation. He has recently produced a film Jeremy Hardy vs the Israeli Army. He made his television debut in the late 1980s in various comedy shows including Blackadder Goes Forth, and has also presented a television documentary about the political background to the English Civil War.

To BBC Radio 4 audiences Jeremy Hardy is also famous for his incredibly off-key singing, as showcased in I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.

He used to write a regular column for The Guardian but was fired, alledgedly for supporting the Socialist Alliance in his columns.

He is married to American actress and comedienne Kit Hollerbach, who featured alongside him in the Radio sitcoms At Home with the Hardys [1] (http://www.angelfire.com/pq/radiohaha/HARDYS.html) and Unnatural acts [2] (http://epguides.com/UnnaturalActs/).

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