The Glasgow Smile: A Celebration of Clydebuilt Comedy

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Few cities can rival Glasgow for their contribution to the history of British humour. From the gladiatorial atmosphere of the old Empire Theatre,dubbed the 'graveyard of English comics', to the front-page controversies of Frankie Boyle today, the city and its citizens have trademarked their own two-fisted brand of confrontational, but always hilarious, comedy. In this, the first dedicated overview, Allan Brown gives a historical,kaleidoscopic and encyclopedic account of the people, places, performers and procedures that ...

The Glasgow Smile: A Celebration of Clydebuilt Comedy 2013, Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781780270623

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