Comedy Studies

Comedy Studies Vol.1 Issue 1 (Free first issue)

Not the definitive version: an interview with Ross Noble by Oliver Double View PDF article 
The origins of comic performance in adult-child interaction by Ian Wilkie and Matthew Saxton   View PDF article
England? Whose England? Selling Albion in comic cinema by Chris Ritchie
‘Pack up your troubles and smile, smile, smile’: comic plays about the legacy of ‘the Troubles’ by Tim Miles View PDF article

Mutual intelligibility: depictions of England in German literature and thought by James Harris View PDF article 
Take my mother-in-law: ‘old bags’, comedy and the sociocultural construction of the older woman by Ruth Shade View PDF article
Court jesters of the GDR: the political clowns-theatre of Wenzel & Mensching
by David Robb  View PDF article

Comedy improvisation on television: does it work? by Braínne Edge View PDF article 
Who's in charge? Negotiation, manipulation and comic licence in the work of Mark Thomas by Sophie Quirk  View PDF article (355K)
REVIEW: Statue Review #1: Max Miller: “There'll Never Be Another!” by Chris Ritchie View PDF article 
REVIEW : The Cambridge Introduction to Comedy, Eric Weitz (2009) by Joe Jenness View PDF article 
REVIEW: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2009: the year of the anti-comedian by Sam Friedman View PDF article
INTERVIEW: Marcus Brigstocke: God Collar Live by Joe Jenness View PDF article 

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