So the duke said these Arkansaw lunkheads couldn't come up to Shakespeare; what they wanted was low comedy
-- and maybe something ruther worse than low comedy
, he reckoned.
'She ate apple-pie at a circus for upwards of fourteen years,' said the manager; 'fired pistols, and went to bed in a nightcap; and, in short, took the low comedy
A town where such monsters abounded was hardly more than a sort of low comedy
, which could not be taken account of in a well-bred scheme of the universe.
The Celebrity Goggleboxer, author and actor, a familiar face to viewers of QI, Have I Got News For You and Countdown, is promising "an evening of wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy
, and hilarious namedropping".
? Gyles Brandreth Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury Sunday, July 14, 5pm Tickets PS22 (sold out) Just a Minute regular Gyles looks back on his career with wit, wisdom, high drama, low comedy
, and namedropping.
It's an uneven but enjoyable mix of high romance and low comedy
with soprano Joyce El-Khoury impressive in the title role, with worthy supporting cast.
The novel, which featured scenes of self-love involving everything from baseball mitts to liver meat, detonated the wall between low comedy
and high art.
Most of what followed has been more low comedy
than high drama: Capitol Hill Republicans in disarray, Democrats and the liberal media throwing tantrums while claiming that the sky is falling and we're headed toward a dictatorship.
"On the flight home, in a spirit of low comedy
, Al ogled Miss Tweeden and pretended to grab her and a picture was taken.
For a heady 60-year period, high literature embraced low comedy
, until the old hierarchies reasserted themselves.
The mailing that followed Dyster's press conference and robo call starts off as low comedy
. It allegedly comes from Dyster himself.
The comedy's slight plot, about the high drama (and low comedy
) of the opening night of a new Broadway show, is still a trifle.