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A Reflection on Worrying: The Comedy of Worry

Comedian Steve Punt explores how worry has always been a bedfellow of comedy. He explains how our worries can be a source of shared observational humour.

We all have worries but rarely do we speak honestly about them. In this series of personal essays, five essayists share their intimate relationship with worry. Comedian Steve Punt muses on how worry has always been a bedfellow of comedy, how our worries can be a source of shared observational humour and how a lack of perspective between the trivial and serious can lead to hilarious consequences.

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Fri 24 Jun 2016 22:45

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