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theater light at the front of a stage that illuminate the set and actors

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He was a member of the Cambridge Footlights alongside Griff Rhys-Jones, and met Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson, both studying at Oxford, when the Footlights performed at the Edinburgh Festival.
Miriam Margolyes, the only woman in the Cambridge Footlights in the 1960s.
Women then were meant to be decorative and I was never decorative" Actress Miriam Margolyes recalls when she was the only woman in the Cambridge Footlights in the 1960s
Hugh Laurie in House, left, |and right are Idris Elba in The Wire, Kate Winslet in Divergence and Martin Freeman in Fargo 1HUGH LAU AU A RIE Former Cambridge Footlights alum Laurie was best known for playing posh English characters.
1 HUGH LAURIE Former Cambridge Footlights alum Laurie was best known for playing posh English characters.
As a student, Pope was part of the Oxford Revue alongside Rowan Atkinson, Richard Curtis, and Tim McInnerny, while McGrath appeared in Cambridge Footlights with Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson and Hugh Laurie.
5 The Cambridge Footlights: Perfect Strangers Venue Pleasance Dome With 50 years at the Fringe, the Cambridge Footlights are still a must-have ticket.
Doyen of Cambridge Footlights, The Goodies and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, Brooke-Taylor, rightly remains an influential and revered figure, a man who has helped to shape an art form alongside genuine giants of the genre for more than 50 years.
Director Keith Hill explains: "It is a compendium of material from Edwardian days and music hall to Cambridge Footlights, Beyond the Fringe and the 1980s and 1990s.
He says: "Cambridge has a very strong comedy tradition and it has famously had the Cambridge Footlights which I think is a key part for your grounding in comedy, not because of any strange Masonic link, it's just that it's a place for people who are interested in comedy to be able to hone their skills and get their skills.
Cambridge Footlights -Wishful Thinking: Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton.
But then it's no surprise that a Cambridge Footlights luvvie who calls Prince Charles "Your Gorgeousness" should think it's a privileged person's right to abuse the public purse, and little people should doff their cap and accept it.
The influence of the Cambridge Footlights on British comedy.
His second full UK tour, it sees him bring his staggeringly intelligent and articulate ruminations to theatre-sized venues, and the former Cambridge Footlights performer is adapting to the larger spaces on this jaunt.
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