Tag: Have I got News For You

Satire you say? Why is it more popular than ever?

The Leicester comedy festival, starting in February, has come at a convenient time. One of my third year modules is called Political Communication, so I’ve just spent a fair few weeks studying political satire for an essay. This meant trawling...

/ 4th February 2015

The freedom of speech is no joke

Photo from LaudeVero of Bansky artwork On the 7th of January in Paris, two individuals opened fire in the offices of satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 12 people. This publication has been no stranger to controversy because of …

/ 1st February 2015

Venues for Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival

Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival can take you to all corners of the city, from bars, to clubs, to halls. It’s a fantastic opportunity to visit alternative venues, try out some new water-holes, and have your sides split all the way...

/ 31st January 2015