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Funny story: Fringe theatre organisers distressed as one production is a happy play

Fringe theatre organisers distressed as one production is a happy play

The play ‘My happy childhood, successful career and great marriage’ has shocked fringe theatre organisers, as the audience didn’t leave, wanting to commit suicide. “I’ve been curating the ‘The Swinge’ (The Swindon Fringe) since before the mass aud…

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Funny story: I thought I was working class, until I realised I hung my toilet roll the wrong way round

I thought I was working class, until I realised I hung my toilet roll the wrong way round

The 'East End Coronation Cobblestone Street Theatre Company' claims to be an open and inclusive creative environment for working class actors, but has excluded one applicant because she hangs her toilet roll the wrong way round. 'The theatre is o…

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Funny story: Kabuki theatre production had unexpected ending

Kabuki theatre production had unexpected ending

The village of Chaffinch St Cock is hardly known for its theatre - its most famous actor is Algernon Wonk, the man whose legs can be seen walking with sheep in the opening credits of Emmerdale. He unfortunately died in a bizarre self-asphyxiation acc...

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Funny story: Actor's one-man show will go on

Actor's one-man show will go on

Renowned thespian, Geoff Act, has insisted that his one-man show at London's Prince Andrew Theatre will continue, despite the global pandemic. He will perform his three-hour monologue, My Word!, to empty seats until the run finishes in August. "I'...

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Funny story: From My John Osborne Book: A Letter To His Fellow Countrymen

From My John Osborne Book: A Letter To His Fellow Countrymen

A few weeks ago, I wrote a story about buying a book from a charity shop in Cottingham, near Hull, in which I later discovered a £20 note that had been used as a bookmark by the book's previous owner. The book was 'Damn, you, England' by the playwright, John Osborne, the writer of the classic 1956 play, 'Look Back In Anger'. The book, a first edition, contains a selection of his writings which...

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Funny story: "Toilet Hamlet" opens in West End

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

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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Funny story: Mr Bean Musical axed after less than a month

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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Funny story: Potter - The Musical, Opening Night in London

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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Funny story: Fitful News from the British Theatre

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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Funny story: Obscure Professor Solves Shakespeare Authorship Puzzle

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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Funny story: Spice Girls show goes tits up

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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Funny story: Memoirs of Alice Spong, Dressmaker

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

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

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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Funny story: Murder at the Tesco Express Opens

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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Funny story: Richard Dawkins in Pantomime Drama

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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