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Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: comedy

Review: Sübverse

Disgraced CBBC presenters, slam poetry and 'Take Me Home, Country Roads' all come together in Beef's debut sketch show with surprising results.

Interview: Richard Herring

The comedian on his podcast, his time in Oxford and living in Boris Johnson's armpit

Review: Me, as a Penguin – ‘bound to put a smile on your face’

A review of the heartwarming comedy by Pangolin Theatre Productions

This Way Up (2019)- Review

Content Warning: Mental Health/ Depression/ Suicide.

Review: The Oxford Revue and Friends – ‘an unforgettable comedic experience’

A triple bill of comedy from Oxford, Cambridge, and Durham impresses at the Oxford Playhouse

Review: How to Use a Washing Machine – ‘script and score are full of witticisms that are genuinely amusing’

SLAM Theatre's original musical impresses in Oxford before it embarks on a national tour

Review: The First Last – ‘an unmitigated triumph’

Student playwright Matt Kenyon's hilarious comedy about unplanned fatherhood is on at the BT Studio until Saturday

Should comedy have an expiration date?

In a politically correct society, we look at whether it is right to remove offensive jokes from comedies written before our time

Review: The Roaring Girl – ‘a ground-breaking proto-feminist piece of theatre’

With cross-dressing, feminist themes and a feisty soundtrack, The Roaring Girl proves a fifth week delight

Review: Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons – ‘complex but never cumbersome’

With a compelling performance and effective use of lighting and music, Dromadaire Productions encourages us to consider the importance of communication

Female Comedians Finding the Funny in the Filth

The term ‘female comedians’ is a, well, funny one. Should we still be so insistently adding the ‘female’ part? Female comedians are comedians. But...

The exploitation of musicians’ emotional struggles

"The general reaction to musicians’ pains is a testament to the humanity of our age."

The Funny/Not Funny Exercise

A review of David Sedaris' 'Calypso' (Little, Brown, 2018)

Review: Twelfth Night – ‘dispels the myth that Shakespeare isn’t funny’

Brasenose Arts Week puts a contemporary spin on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night

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