East Anglia is known for its rich comic heritage, stretching from the Singing Postman right through to current alternative comedians like John Kearns. Here is a look at 20 comedy stars with links to the region.
Before Dad’s Army even began, there were warnings at the BBC that it might be doomed. But creators David Croft and Jimmy Perry pressed ahead, the very first episode went out in July 1968, and the rest is TV history.
Once you start to think about blue plaques, you find yourself spotting them everywhere. Many towns and villages in East Anglia have a fascinating selection of plaques in memory of interesting individuals, long-lost landmarks or important local events.