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The History of Comedy

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From stand-up and sitcoms, to late night hosts and improv troupes, The History of Comedy explores what makes the comedic mind tick. Featuring hilarious archival footage alongside current interviews with both comedy legends and modern stars, the series examines what makes us laugh and how comedy has affected the social and political landscape throughout history. The History of Comedy celebrates the greatest female comediennes together with other groundbreaking comics who risked their careers, prison, and even their lives as they fought against censorship. The History of Comedy is a deep dive into the fascinating mind of the comedian, and reveals that comedy itself can be a form of madness, addiction, and even therapy.

Content One Hour Series

Runtime 42 mins

Categories Arts   Comedy   Documentary  

Audio  En 


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