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By Roger Foss

ISBN-10: 1849431515

ISBN-13: 9781849431514

it kind of feels some distance from Molière to Ray Cooney.There are big distances among the worlds ofAristophanes, Plautus, Georges Feydeau, Ben Travers,Joe Orton and Basil Fawlty. yet as one of many oldestgenres within the heritage of the theatre, farce bridges thegaps by way of producing gales of helpless stomach laughteracross the generations.

Inspired by means of John Mortimer’s remark that farce is‘tragedy performed at 1000 revolutions a minute’,Roger Foss embarks on a lightning travel of therib-tickling global of burdened characters, absurdsituations, ruined reputations, sexual innuendo andbravura comedian performing and unearths out if farce quite is aforce to be reckoned with within the twenty first century.The nice creators and performers of farce arecelebrated, such a lot significantly grasp farceur Ray Cooney,who celebrates his eightieth birthday in 2012, in essaysthat will tell and entertain either the aficionadoand someone with a feeling of humour.

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