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The Value of Comedy

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Session 1: Keynotes

Sharon Lockyer, Director of the international Centre for Comedy Studies Research at Brunel University London

Oliver Double, Director of the Popular and Comic Performance Research Centre at the University of Kent.


Session 2: Papers

A selection of papers representing a combination of academic research and practice about comedy in the context of a range of representations including national, regional and gendered.

Session 3: Presentations and discussion

Brett Mills, University of East Anglia and Evan Beswick, editor of Fest magazine begin our presentations and discussions of the value of comedy in the creative industries with a focus on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.

More details of the event are available on https://thevalueofcomedy.wordpress.com/

To find out more information or book the Accommodation available, please contact events@qmu.ac.uk

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