PREVIOUS: The ‘Art of Thinking’ about Political Comedy, Leicester Secular Hall, 8th October, 7.30pm
By Dr Greg Scorzo
Leicester Secular Hall
75 Humberstone Gate, City Centre, Leicester LE1 1WB
Political Comedy is satire that specialises in gaining entertainment from politics; it’s also been used with subversive intent where political speech and dissent are forbidden by a law or cultural norm. One of the aims of political comedy is to be fearless in critiquing mainstream culture, in order to hold up a mirror to the establishment. Is political comedy thriving today, or is it being stifled and censored unless it suits limited political agendas?
Join the enigmatic Everyday Philosopher Dr Greg Scorzo for a thought provoking talk, followed by a discussion.