Roger Lewis claims that older comedians: Carson, Dawson, Milligan etc were funny because they'd been in the armed forces and that comedians today aren't funny because they haven't.
I'm shocked that anyone can list Frank Carson with Spike Milligan and Les Dawson as if they were the same thing and not two men of genius and a prejudiced hack. But heigh ho that's just me.
Thought fellow Biscuits might want a read:
From the Telegraph