Dave Allen (1936–2005) was an Irish comedian, look very popular in Great Britain, Australia, USA and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s. His career had a major resurgence during the late 1980s and early 1990s. At the height of his career he was Britain’s most controversial comedian, regularly provoking conservative indignation at his frequent highlighting of political hypocrisy and his disregard for religious authority. /Wikipedia