Category: Comedy

Meet Comedy Committee: Olivia Hallam

The Comedy Committee aren’t the overlords of humour, just the committee of DMU Comedy Society. Olivia Hallam is our Health and Safety Officer. How long have you been in DMU Comedy Society? I’ve been in the comedy society for two...

/ 29th October 2014

Halls: DMU Comedy’s New Sitcom

‘Halls’ is an audio sitcom created by DMU Comedy Society’s Matt Watts. It follows a group of first year students who live together in Halls of Residence at university. Episode One is set in Freshers’ Week as the flatmates move...

/ 25th October 2014

Meet Comedy Committee: Georgia Battell

The Comedy Committee aren’t the overlords of humour, just the committee of DMU’s Comedy Society. Georgia Battell is actually now on a very exciting placement in London, but she’s also still our secretary. How long have you been in DMU...

/ 22nd October 2014

Meet Comedy Committee: James Porritt

The Comedy Committee aren’t the overlords of humour, just the committee of DMU’s Comedy Society. James Porritt is chairman. How long have you been in DMU Comedy Society? I have been in the Comedy Society for 2 years now. Why...

/ 17th October 2014

Champions of the World? No. But Comedy? For sure.

  On the 24th September, Leicester’s The Y Theatre hosted ‘We Are the Champions’, a show for winners of Leicester based comedy awards, which was bound to be pretty good right considering the show is rubbing it in the audience’s...

/ 13th October 2014

Was Dapper Laughs’ show misogynistic?

Cast your mind back to the crazy days of Freshers’ Week 2014. The campus is full of fresh-faced First Years and tired, hungover First Years. Narborough Road Tesco is bustling with parents ensuring that their offspring will actually eat this...

/ 10th October 2014

DMU Comedy’s Edinburgh Fringe Videos

  Describing the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is very difficult. The word ‘festival’ can be misleading. People think they know what a festival is. Reading is a festival. V is a festival. Glastonbury is the festival. You camp for up to...

/ 28th September 2014

Meet DMU Comedy Society

DMU Comedy Society started its life out as ‘DMU Footlights’ in January 2010, we then realised that it was a bit of a knobby name which rode on the embroided coat tails of Cambridge Footlights. And we didn’t need to...

/ 25th September 2014

DMU Comedy on ITV News

This August, DMU Comedy Society took ‘Gagging for Attention’, a stand-up showcase show, to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the fourth year running. The show, which is an hour long and features five acts a day, attracted a media storm...

/ 16th September 2014