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The Rules of Farce

What is it about farce that makes it so hilarious? We asked the Bang Bang cast and creatives to share their thoughts. “If you start to unpick farce scientifically you are screwed.” (Nicky Henson, Director) “DOORS!!!!” (Anna Orford, Assistant Director) “It’s…

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We speak to John Cleese about writing comedy and his hilarious farce Bang Bang

“If you think about it, the Fawlty Towers shows were actually just little thirty minute farces.”   Tell us about Bang Bang. What subjects does it deal with, and why is farce the best medium? I have always been drawn…

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