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noi·ses off

 (noi′sĭz)
pl.n. Chiefly British
Noises made offstage during a theatrical production that are intended to be heard by an audience.

noises off

- Sounds created offstage to be heard during a play's production; the term has been extended to mean distracting or intrusive background noise.
See also related terms for heard.
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Ever since I went to see Noises Off, my chest has been really bad, purely because I laughed so much.
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NOISES OFF New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, 0844 871 3011, Monday to Saturday | SETTING box office records at the Old Vic and receiving a bunch of five star reviews, this new production of the classic Michael Frayn farce goes on a UK tour and makes its Midland debut at the Alex.
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It is why she is so delighted to be heading back home to Glasgow, then Edinburgh, with Michael Frayn's crowd–pleasing comedy Noises Off and looking forward to seeing her dad, River City star Johnny, in the audience.
Noises Off, Theatre Royal Newcastle, until Saturday THE recent revival of farce has shown no sign of slowing in 2013, with Michael Frayn''s award-winning Noises Off the latest to embark on a national tour.