Christmas

Tim Minchin Woody Allen Jesus

You’ve probably seen this story:

Comedian Tim Minchin has lashed out at ITV after his performance was cut from Jonathan Ross’s Christmas special.

Writing on his website, Minchin said he had been asked to compose a song for the show and wrote a “silly, harmless” lyric comparing Jesus to Woody Allen.

He claims the song – which he describes as “not very contentious” – was cut because the broadcaster feared it might generate negative press attention.

In a statement, ITV said Minchin’s song “didn’t quite work editorially”.

The song is very funny and, well, just because of the season – here it is:

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