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"Toilet Hamlet" opens in West End

Funny story: "Toilet Hamlet" opens in West End

It is the career "break" that stage actors have been dreaming about. Finally, a major theatrical production opened this week in London's West End featuring toilets on stage for the actors to use during the performance. "Most plays are absolute hel...

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The Case Against Recreation - Part 6: Plays & Stage Shows

Funny story: The Case Against Recreation - Part 6: Plays & Stage Shows

Plays & Stage Shows- Live theater is a lost art that was quickly dumped as soon as motion pictures took root in society. Stage shows were big way back in the days of Shakespeare but nowadays guys shake their own spears at a different kind of show-the strip show. As antiquated as it is the stage show still has a certain appeal, which would seem strange until you consider the IQ of the a...

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Mr Bean Musical axed after less than a month

The Musical based on the BBC television series has been axed after less than a month of performances in the west end. It Must Have Bean Love - The Mr Bean Musical was written by Ben Elton and starred Michael Ball as Mr Bean. The production caused...

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Potter - The Musical, Opening Night in London

Yes, as predicted, the inevitable Harry Potter - The Musical is due to open in Her Majesty's Theatre in London's West End. The opening was scheduled for Christmas Eve but strong intervention from the Tavistock Institute meant it had to be postponed.

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Fitful News from the British Theatre

A bizarre incident was reported at the recent revival of a classic modern drama at the Royal Tarte Theatre in the West End. Actor Dirk Dishwipe complained in agony, "I was locked in the loo at the storied Royal Tarte!" According to Dishwipe,...

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Obscure Professor Solves Shakespeare Authorship Puzzle

Funny story: Obscure Professor Solves Shakespeare Authorship Puzzle

Most scholars agree that Shakespeare can no longer be regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. It's Jodi Picoult. Nevertheless, many people esteem Shakespeare highly enough to believe he was someone else, most notably the 17th Ear...

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Spice Girls show goes tits up

Funny story: Spice Girls show goes tits up

Spice Girls show "Viva Forever" has come to a close after producer, Judy Crayfish Revealed; "Theatre rules dictate there must be more people in the audience than on the stage for a show to continue. Despite locking all the doors, the bastards managed...

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Memoirs of Alice Spong, Dressmaker

Funny story: Memoirs of Alice Spong, Dressmaker

Well, I started when I sixteen see, working that is, I got lucky cos my uncle, he was a Key Grip in Ealing Studios and my Aunt Renee she was head Seamstress, so I fell on me feet. Ooh it were hard work though, no slouching or hopping the wag, you had to be there on time and make sure you carried out your duties cos the film see, if it was in production they couldn't afford to be mucked about, i...

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Dorking Police Arrest Amateur Thesps In Human Trafficking Scandal

Funny story: Dorking Police Arrest Amateur Thesps In Human Trafficking Scandal

Police raided the Isandlwana Road Community Centre last night and arrested several people allegedly at the centre of a human trafficking scheme. Officers from Dorking Central Division, accompanied by dog handlers and an armed response unit, descen...

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Shakespeare's Co-Writer Was Spoof Hack Danton, Say Top Experts

Funny story: Shakespeare's Co-Writer Was Spoof Hack Danton, Say Top Experts

News that Shakespeare had a collaborator when he penned the comedy All's Well That Ends Well has astounded the literary establishment. But a row has broken out over who the co-writer might have been. Literature boffins at Oxford University reck...

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Murder at the Tesco Express Opens

Funny story: Murder at the Tesco Express Opens

London UK: Abigail Crispy's new play "Murder at the Tesco Express" opened at a small theater in the west end last evening to mixed reviews. This new murder mystery begins with the brutal murder of Nanny McFee, while she was standing on the quick q...

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Richard Dawkins in Pantomime Drama

Funny story: Richard Dawkins in Pantomime Drama

Atheist fundamentalist and evolution fruitcake Richard Dawkins yesterday sensationally walked out from his debut performance in 'The Princess and the Rock', his latest indoctrination project aimed at brainwashing the gullible and stupid. Dawkins,...

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David Tennant and Catherine Tate In "Much Ado About Nothing" - "Bloody Disgrace!"

Funny story: David Tennant and Catherine Tate In "Much Ado About Nothing" - "Bloody Disgrace!"

A storm is brewing over a performance of Shakespeare's classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing featuring TV favourites David Tennant and Catherine Tate. Tennant and Tate appear as the bickering couple Benedick and Beatrice, who are "tricked" into an...

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More Stars Of Silent Radio

Funny story: More Stars Of Silent Radio

It is time once more to pay tribute to the stars of silent radio, those heroic pioneers who blazed the trail for all who followed. Indeed, it could be said that, without these trail-blazers, today's all-singing all-dancing radio would simply not be what it is. We are revisiting again those far-off days before modern full-colour, sound radio, when "digital broadcasting" meant splendid performers...

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Marmite Demonstrations Hit Am-Dram Hamlets throughout UK

Funny story: Marmite Demonstrations Hit Am-Dram Hamlets throughout UK

Amateur theatre groups throughout the UK are facing huge losses following Denmark's decision to ban Marmite. Community centres and civic theatres up and down the country are currently advertising performances of Shakespeare's Hamlet but authoritie...

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Local Man's Performance as Macbeth Just as Bad as it Was in Sixth Grade

Funny story: Local Man's Performance as Macbeth Just as Bad as it Was in Sixth Grade

Portland, Ohio - "The Tragedy of Macbeth" was performed by local residents in the town of Portland, Ohio. The play went smoothly besides the man playing the character of Macbeth. Jeremy Lang played the role of Macbeth in his sixth grade play, and...

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Jim Davidson Cancels Tour

Funny story: Jim Davidson Cancels Tour

Controversial British comedian Jim Davidson has had to cancel a nationwide tour of his show "Stand Up And Be Counted" after only 4 weeks due to poor ticket sales. On his website, Davidson reluctantly announced that "the current economic climate ma...

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Oprah To Play Role Of Little Orphan Annie On Broadway

Once again Oprah Winfield has recreated herself. Announcing today that she has decided to curl her hair and sit in Daddy Warbuck's lap in a rendition of the 1982 Broadway production of Orphan Annie. In the original play, the character of Annie was...

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Man Cures Cancer While Sitting In ER Waiting Room

After arriving at the hospital for a health complication a gentleman had to wait to be seen. 8 years later he's still there, but found the cure for cancer in the meantime. That was 6 years ago...
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