The bads boys of abridgement tackle comedy

The Reduced Shakespeare Company is back with its latest show - The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) - which can be seen at Derby Theatre on Tuesday, May 26.

Written and directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, it is currently in the middle of an extensive spring and summer tour.

The bad boys of abridgement are finally tackling the subject they were born to reduce.

From the high-brow to the low, The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare to vaudeville and Charlie Chaplin.

The Complete History of Comedy (abridged) is far more affordable than tickets to an amusement park, but you’ll still come away with the same feeling of nausea and motion sickness. 

From cavemen telling “Rock Rock” jokes to Chris Rock and everything in-between, the company leave no joke untold as they deconstruct the entire history of comedy in 90 rollicking minutes.

The Reduced Shakespeare Company is a three-man comedy troupe that takes long, serious subjects and reduces them to short, sharp comedies.

For ticket details, call the box office on 01332 593939.