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Is Stand Up and TV Comedy just too Middle Class?

Comedy, Class and Offence Beyond a Joke: Comedy, Identity and Offence series Part 1 Wednesday 12th October 2016 Newton North, Hamilton Centre Brunel University London The Centre for Comedy Studies Research (CCSR), lead by its founder and Brunel University Lecturer, … Continue reading

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Is political correctness killing comedy and free speech?

As comedian Daniel O’Reilly (aka Dapper Laughs) once again finds himself vilified on-line and by the media it’s timely to look at what “crime” he’s actually committed to find himself subject to so much mirth. “Is political correctness killing comedy … Continue reading

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Are Men in Crisis?

Are men in crisis? Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church London WC1 Friday 11th September 2015 Organised by:  insideMan Are men in crisis? This was the question posed for the panelists at the insideMan organised debate at the Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church.   … Continue reading

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Andrew Lawrence: The Man from A.N.T.I. – Un-censored review

Andrew Lawrence: The man from A.N.T.I. Star rating: **** Assembly Roxy (Venue 139) Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Review date: Thursday 13th August 2015 Daily 20.10pm 7th-31st August 2015. £10.00 Banned from reviewing this show! I’ve read a lot about Andrew Lawrence … Continue reading

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10 of the best shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2015

This has been a thoroughly enjoyable Edinburgh Fringe once again. We’ve seen a lot of great shows. There are plenty more we’d have loved to have seen but didn’t manage to. With 3,000+ shows on it would take all year to … Continue reading

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Jim Davidson – No Further Action II

Star rating: **** Wimbledon Theatre London SW19 Friday 16th January 2015 Having seen this show in it’s early preview, pre-tour format in July 2014 I was interested to see if and how it had changed now Jim Davidson had toured the country … Continue reading

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Mock the Tweet: Andrew Lawrence – Things a Comedian shouldn’t say

Congratulations Andrew Lawrence. You made it to number one. You are everyone’s number one favourite comedian. That is #1 favourite comedian that your fellow comedians love to hate. Love to attack. Tremendous. You must be doing something right for so many … Continue reading

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