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Comedians

by: Trevor Griffiths

by: Trevor Griffiths

Overview

Taking the subject of comedy seriously, Comedians electrified Broadway audiences with its look at the ethics of getting a laugh in the world of stand-up comics. Students taking a night class for aspiring comedians work up their acts, perform and fail or succeed depending on whether or not they cater to the crass, philistine views of a talent agent.

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  • Time Period: 1970s
  • Cast Attributes: All Male
  • Target Audience: Adult, Senior

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Trevor Griffiths

Trevor Griffiths was born in Manchester in 1935, of Irish and Welsh descent. He worked as a teacher, a liberal studies lecturer and a further education officer for the BBC before becoming a full time writer in 1970. He has been writing for the theatre, television and cinema since the late 60s. His work ...

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