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Fast Show Star May Create Online Comedy Channel

Following in the footsteps of U.S. shock jock Glen Beck, who set up his own online subscription site after leaving Fox News and of comedian Louis CK, who grossed more than $1m from a web special and charged fans $5, Charlie Higson wants to be at the frontier of TV’s move online.

He talked of taking it to comedian friends, including Paul Whitehouse, Harry Enfield and Steve Coogan, who took his character Alan Partridge online in a series of episodes for the same comedy site set up by Foster’s.

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