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The Antics Joke Show celebrates October with a typically hilarious mix of stand-up, sketch and improvised comedy.

Hardware. Software. Wetware. Witness a cyborg goddess, and confront your ultimate fear – the rising up of the feminine body.

Let us take you back to the 90s… The 1590s… Follow intrepid mystery hunters Olive and Teddy in this hilarious show as they become embroiled with witches, haunted houses and the scent of Cardinal Wolsey’s conscience.

Gloria was never a Swedish singer or a figure skating champion, but she dreams of it. Hanging in mid-air looking uncomfortably overdressed, she is waiting for things to happen.

A love song, an elegy, a celebration – Eventide tells the story of three people whose worlds are disappearing.

Robert Lloyd Parry from Nunkie Theatre returns to Tobacco Factory Theatres this autumn to continue his M R James Project, re-telling more of M R James’s most eerie spine chillers by candlelight.

“The audience are kidnapped from their comfort behind the fourth wall and are helplessly thrust into new emotional territory.” – ★★★★★ The Upcoming

Learn the most important improv format in the world. The Harold is an improv format created by Del Close and Charna Halpern in Chicago. It is one of the first and most important longform formats in the world, and it is being performed even to this day by improvisers all over the world. The format is an amalgamation of everything longform stands for; Game, Truthful scenes, Characters, Support, and Teamwork. We learn how to make an improv scene look like a written sketch show. There is a class show at the end of the course. If you are a comedian looking to improve you craft, a writer looking for inspiration, or someone who just wants to try something new, this course is for you!

Explore the comedy of the scene. Game is the shiniest moment in an improv scene. By playing Game we are exploring the scene’s comedic possibilities. We will create engaging characters, find patterns, and explore how to heighten towards a comedic finale. We learn how to make an improv scene look like a written sketch. The final class will be dedicated to the Armando format. If you are a comedian looking to improve you craft, a writer looking for inspiration, or someone who just wants to try something new, this course is for you!

Join Life of Breath researcher, Dr Coreen McGuire, as she discusses the consequences of gender in respiratory illness through the lens of local historical cases.

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