The Entertainers

Harald Schmidt. Copyright: WDR/Herby Sachs
Harald Schmidt. Copyright: WDR/Herby Sachs

Not many German artists can manage to cause generations of families to sit together in front of the TV convulsed with laughter. After all, humour has the potential to both divide and unite people. The fact that there are “entertainers” – such as the German comedian Loriot – who are loved by people of all age groups, and have even achieved a kind of cult status, is quite extraordinary. Who do you think we might be referring to here ....

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