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  1. Bishopstone to host From Here to AbsurdityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | Salisbury Journal

    THE quick-fire satirical sketch show From Here to Absurdity is about to start the southern leg of its operation, and will perform at Bishopstone Village Hall next Sunday as part of its current UK tour. Written and performed by politics lecturer and Private Eye contributor Richard Kelly, From Here to Absurdity comprises 90 minutes of original comedy sketches, performed in a manner that recalls the hey-day of Peter Cook and Beyond the Fringe.

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  2. Shakespeare: in Rockland, on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Capital Weekly

    ... The Royal Shakespeare Company, "Arcadia," "Damn Yankees," "Camelot," "Sweeney Todd," "Private Lives" and "Beyond the Fringe." Throughout his extensive stage career, he has worked with some of the world's leading actors including Derek Jacob, Dudley ...

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  3. From Here to Absurdity, a sketch show which will be performed at ShelleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | IcChuddersfield

    If this week's chill has given you a touch of the winter blues then head for Shelley tomorrow for a show guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Written and performed by Private Eye contributor Richard Kelly, From Here to Absurdity comprises 90 minutes of original comedy sketches that recall the hey-day of Peter Cook and Beyond the Fringe.

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  4. From the the culturally conservative Fifties to the Swinging Harold Wilson SixtiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | New Statesman

    The Beyond the Fringe team, 1960: Peter Cook, Alan Bennett, Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore. Photo: John Hedgecoe/TopFoto How can anyone write the history of modern times? There's just too much of it.

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  5. the History Boys to Play Wyvern Theatre, 1-6 June 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Dick. Prior to his work as a playwright, Bennett enjoyed enormous success as a co-writer and performer of Beyond the Fringe, a comedy stage revue which played in the West End and on Broadway in the 1960s. At the 2005 Olivier Awards Bennett was ...

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  6. Prince Harry's two exes' very different livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... Greek Street after Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Jonathan Miller and Alan Bennett took their satirical show, Beyond The Fringe, to New York in 1962. 'Nash was a traditional Soho type,' Cook told his biographer Harry Thompson. 'He never drank, never ...

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  7. the Habit of Art - a Very British Comedy Returns to Theatre Rhino, Now thru 8/23Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Alan Bennett (playwright) has been one of the leading English-language dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. His television series Talking Heads has become a modern-day classic, as have many of his works for the stage, ...

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  8. Hot off the stage: Betty Blue Eyes is nicely nostalgicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Wirral Globe

    ... Britain. He is one of this country's greatest satirists but that was when he was in the '60s smashing show Beyond the Fringe with Jonathan Miller, Dudley Moore and legendary Peter Cook. Bennett's solo literary work is studied by schools and ...

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  9. the Habit of Art - a Very British Comedy to Return to Theatre Rhino, 7/31-8/23Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Alan Bennett (playwright) has been one of the leading English-language dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe in the 1960s. His television series Talking Heads has become a modern-day classic, as have many of his works for the stage, ...

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  10. Alan Bennett: 'To educate according to the social situation of the parents is wrong and a waste'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Independent

    ... a professional stage was in Cambridge 50-odd years ago, across the road at the Arts Theatre in the revue Beyond the Fringe. It was on the text: "My brother Esau is an hairy man but I am a smooth man." I had first seen Cambridge 10 years before when, ...

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  11. Public schools are unfair and unchristian says Alan Bennett:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... said. Bennett ended up accepting a place at Exeter College, Oxford. He first became famous as a member of Beyond the Fringe with fellow Oxbridge graduates Dudley Moore, Peter Cook and Jonathan Miller. He added: 'There is a reluctance to share more ...

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  12. Alan Bennett: 'To educate according to the social situation of the parents is wrong and a waste'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Independent

    ... a professional stage was in Cambridge 50-odd years ago, across the road at the Arts Theatre in the revue Beyond the Fringe. It was on the text: "My brother Esau is an hairy man but I am a smooth man." I had first seen Cambridge 10 years before when, ...

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  13. Rik Mayall, star of The Young Ones, dies aged 56Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... back in the 70's and early 80's. It grew on you the more you watched it. Sorry for the loss of him. Beyond the Fringe, and Derek and Clive, both with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore. Brass Eye, Look Around You, The Day Today, Do Not Adjust Your Set, At ...

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  14. It's criminal to keep these comedy gems locked away. Show us the...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... routine: it looked not so much dated as fossilised, a piece of comedy archaeology. His fellow comics from Beyond The Fringe, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, also had a classic show on Two in the mid-Sixties - Not Only But Also. Fragments of that ...

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  15. Talking headsRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | Times Online

    ... out Bennett's qualities just before he appeared with Peter Cook, Dudley Moore and Jonathan Miller in Beyond the Fringe : "In 1960, in a restaurant in the Euston Road, four young men, eyeing each other mistrustfully, were talked into putting on a ...

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  16. Craig Brown: Dear Alan, he's such a cosy old subversiveRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... I first became aware of Alan Bennett when I was a child of 10 or so, and someone played me the LP of Beyond The Fringe, the show he wrote and performed with Peter Cook, Jonathan Miller and Dudley Moore. Craig Brown first became aware of Alan Bennett ...

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  17. BardiculousRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2014 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... 15-minute Hamlet in the early 1970s (except of course for the audience portraying Ophelia's brain). Beyond the Fringe played with the language ("O saucy Worcester!"), as did later Peter Cook and Dudley Moore parodies, while Rowan Atkinson, Hugh ...

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  18. Imagining Auden & BrittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2014 | EDGE

    ... fairly well established," Bennett said with the wry humor first revealed as a member of the legendary Beyond the Fringe satirical group. But despite Bennett's claim that his sexuality is "almost incidental" to his creative output, he acknowledged ...

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