comedy

Comedy and academia collide in a special Arts and Culture online event

Inspired by research taking place at the University’s Sexual Knowledge Unit, stand-up comedian Siân Docksey and Dr Ina Linge from the University of Exeter’s Department of Modern Languages and Cultures have been collaborating on a series of special online events which explore what queerness in nature can tell us about ourselves, as part of their Arts and Culture, Creative Fellowship.

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Film: Mr Hulot’s Holiday (1953)

Monsieur Hulot, Jacques Tati’s endearing clown, takes a holiday at a seaside resort, where his presence provokes one catastrophe after another. Tati’s masterpiece of gentle slapstick is a series of effortlessly well-choreographed sight gags involving dogs, boats and firecrackers. It was the first entry in the Hulot series and the film that launched its maker to international stardom.

Introduced by Michael Punt, Professor of Art and Technology at Plymouth University and founding convenor of Transtechnology Research.

Director: Jacques Tati Running time: 89 minutes Cert: U...

Comedy Avengers Assemble!

A group of Devon based comedians will host an evening of free comedy in Plymouth this month as part of a new regular night.

The new coalition of comics are hosting free shows across the South West under the banner 'The Comedy Avengers' and it will include a monthly show at The Fortescue pub in Plymouth on the fourth Thursday of every month.

The comics, who perform nationwide on...

The Comedy Avengers

Venue: 
The Fortescue, Mutley Plain, Plymouth
Event Date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 20:00
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A group of Devon based comedians will host an evening of free comedy in Plymouth this month as part of a new regular night.

The new coalition of comics are hosting free shows across the South West under the banner 'The Comedy Avengers' and it will include a monthly show at The Fortescue pub in Plymouth on the fourth Thursday of every month.

The comics, who perform nationwide on the professional circuit and have won a number of awards between them, offer a variety of styles including props, one liners and musical comedy as well as straightforward stand up.

Currently...

Hugh McCann's Ensuite comes to Plymouth

Authored by Tom

This November, Plymouth is in for a blast of high-energy comedy as Hugh McCann brings his debut show, Ensuite, to Theatre Royal Plymouth. The show, which recently began its UK Tour at Exeter’s The Bike Shed Theatre, is performed by McCann himself with direction from New Model Theatre’s Tom Nicholas.

Ensuite is a coming of age story, following the macbook-toting avant garde of...

Comedy Night at The Bedford Hotel, Tavistock

There’s something funny going on at The Bedford!

Our ever-popular Comedy Nights are a “must” for a fun night out with friends, family or colleagues.

Your evening starts with a delicious, informal Chef’s Supper...

...Then settle down to enjoy our line-up of four very funny comedians from around the UK (and the closing act is someone you may have seen on TV or caught on national radio).

There are limited spaces for our October Comedy Night, as it's now just one week away - so book now to relax have a laugh, at The Bedford!

At just £20 per person...

A Special Awareness Night

Would you like to come along to a FREE event ? Be entertained by 2 comedians; rising star Gary Rapson and the amazingly funny Kernow King. There will also be a talk from two Amazing Prostate Cancer surgeons about awareness of prostate cancer and a Free Buffet. The evening entertainment compared by Natalie Cornah from BBC Spotlight. Friday 11th September from 8pm until late The Elfordleigh Sports and Country Club. Important For FREE tickets please email David on chestnut.events@nhs.net or by calling 01752 792736 Many thanks and hope you can come along.. Part of a National Lottery funded...

Ed Byrne brings new show to Plymouth

That bloke. You know. The Irish guy. No, not the bald one. The other one. You know him. The one Carol from work really likes. Wait, that might be Jason Byrne. Anyway. Funny chap.

Has a new show and he’s bringing it to Plymouth Pavilions in May 2016.

Tickets go on sale on Friday July 31 at 10am and are available from www.plymouthpavilions.com or by calling Box Office on 0845 146...

Michael McIntrye heads for Plymouth

The UK’s number one comedian, Michael McIntyre is set to return to the stage in 2015 with his brand new hotly anticipated UK & Ireland Arena tour, ‘Happy & Glorious’.

Michael’s previous tour Showtime was the biggest selling comedy tour in the world in 2012, playing to over 640,000 people including a record-breaking ten-night residency at London’s O2 Arena matching the pop-...

Comedy Club @ St Mellion

Three live stand up comedians perform at St Mellion International resorts First annual comedy club on Friday 10th July 2015.

Ticket price includes the entertainment and bar snacks.

Only £10 per ticket (Group discounts apply) to book your tickets call 01579 351351 or visit www.st-mellion.co.uk/comedy

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