Tag: Comedy

TV

The Amelia Gething Complex: Bizarre But Brilliant

‘The Amelia Gething Complex’ is bizarre. It’s sort of a sitcom, but it’s also a sketch show; there was a Christmas special released in March and there’s an evil giant duck. It is basically a cartoon in live action, with extra weirdness thrown in for good measure and it’s back for a second series. It’s…

Arts, Venue

Russell Kane at Interlude

The Interlude tent is on the green outside the Ziggurats. It’s the most picturesque part of UEA and the tent added to the vibe of excitement amongst the audience. I think for most of us, it’s the first time we’ve gone to an ‘event’ in 7 months, so despite the rustic setting, everyone was still…

Arts, Venue

INTERLUDE@UEA – Live performances return to the home of the wonderful!

The Norwich Theatre’s latest project is off to a flying start with performances from the Lost in Translation Circus and Eddie Izzard, in their exclusive marquee on campus surrounded by the beauty of the UEA broad and the iconic Ziggurats. Once INTERLUDE completed its successful six-week run in Chapelfield Gardens in Norwich on 20th September, a second…

Film

Jane Fonda and the funny feminism of 9 to 5

Jane Fonda might have reinvented herself more times than any other Hollywood star. From sex goddess to activist to Oscar winner to fitness video instructor to Netflix regular, she has shed so many identities that perhaps her defining characteristic is her ability to adapt. She’s a fascinating figure, with the extraordinary tenacity it takes to…

TV

The philosophy of… Fleabag and Killing Eve

Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s presentation of feminism is sensational, both Fleabag and Killing Eve are sophisticated works of art. They’re funny, emotional and moving. But they also dissolve stigma around sexual liberation. The presentation of female sexuality and agency in both Killing Eve and Fleabag is a welcome breath of fresh air. Debunking myths surrounding sexuality and…

TV

Derry Girls review

Lisa McGee’s wickedly funny sitcom Derry Girls has returned to Channel 4 for a second series, so viewers can follow the antics of Erin, Orla, Michelle, Clare, and James once more as they navigate their way through Northern Ireland during the Troubles of the 1990s. If you haven’t seen the first series, which you should…

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