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James Corden, England’s World Cup winner

By Julian Hall  

The hated Corden

Despite the bitter disappointment of the England vs Germany game, there is one Englishman who might consider himself a World Cup winner. Step forward James Corden. Not so long ago, he was public enemy number one, charged with the heinous crime of creating bad sketch-based comedy. So heavily was he panned for Horne and Corden, the BBC3 show he wrote and performed with comedy partner Matthew Horne, he would probably have faced less bile had he managed England and failed to get…

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