VIDEO: Southport To Host The Reduced Shakespeare Company In The History Of Comedy (abridged)


Sunday 8 February 2015 – 7:30 pm

The Atkinson – Theatre

They’ve skewered history, the Bible and the world’s most celebrated playwright, now the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare and Moliere (Is Moliere funny? Why not?) to Vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show and Nick Clegg (Is Nick Clegg funny? Why not?)

Tickets to The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) are far more affordable than tickets to an amusement park, but you’ll come away with the same feeling of nausea and motion sickness. From cavemen telling “Rock Rock” jokes to Chris Rock and everything in-between, the bad boys of abridgment leave no joke untold as they deconstruct the entire history of comedy in 90 rollicking minutes.

 Reduced Shakespeare Company Website

Running Time: Approx 2 hours including interval
Age ranges: All ages although we recommend 12 and upwards

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A short preview of the show!

Reduced Shakespeare Website

£15 (£13 concs) plus transaction fee*. Fee is £2 per transaction


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