Stand-up comedy is a comedy style where the performer speaks directly to the audience. Depending on the popularity of the artist, the size of the live audience can range from tens to several thousand people. However, the best, carefully crafted performances are filmed, and later recordings of the performances can be accessed globally. The style […]
Laurel and Hardy
Who were they?
Laurel and Hardy were two comedians who quickly became very famous during the time period of the American cinema. The team consisted of two people a slender man from Britain who was named Stan Laurel and a stout man from America, named Oliver Hardy. Hardy was born in America while Laurel was born in England. Stan Laurel was originally named Arthur Stan Jefferson and he was influenced by the comedic style of Charlie Chaplin.
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Comedy flows through London’s heart just like the rushing crowds of Oxford Circus or the murky waters of the Thames – ever-present, fascinating and, yes, sometimes mildly annoying. With literally hundreds of venues to choose from, this list was never going to be exhaustive. From floating venues to old churches and legendary spaces, these are […]
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You have no doubt heard about the hilarious Jerry Seinfeld, an American actor and comedian born in 1954, in Brooklyn, New York City. His father was a huge lover of comedy himself and although he never pursued it a formal way it was most likely his comedic sense that influence Jerry to become a comedian […]
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Laurel and Hardy were a pair of comedians who became famous during what was known as the Golden Age of American cinema from the 1920s to 1940s time period. The team consisted of two men who played off each other. One of the men was named Oliver Hardy, while the other was was named Stan […]
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