Why is that so funny?: a practical exploration of physical comedy

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(Book). This unique exploration of the principles and practice of physical comedy starts with a discussion of the various types of laughter that can be provoked by performance. It then presents graduated sequences of over a hundred games and exercises devised to demonstrate and investigate the whole range of comic possibilities open to a performer. The result is an intensely practical and thoroughly stimulating investigation of how comedy works in physical terms.
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title_display Why is that so funny? : a practical exploration of physical comedy
title_full Why is that so funny? : a practical exploration of physical comedy / John Wright ; foreword by Toby Jones
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title_sub a practical exploration of physical comedy