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  • 'Allo 'Allo! ( BBC comedy television series )
  • A funny thing happened on the way to the theatre
  • Abandon hope all ye who enter here ( warning from Dante's Divine Comedy ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Absolutely Fabulous ( BBC comedy television series )
  • All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players
  • America's Favorite Cowboy ( Nickname of actor Gene Autry )
  • Angel Cups ( Nickname of soap character Marcy Rhoades )
  • Annie Hall ( Woody Allen movie )
  • Are You Being Served? ( BBC comedy television series )
  • As the actress said to the bishop
  • Bat Masterson ( Nickname of American western character William Barclay Masterson )
  • Behind the curtain
  • Behind the scenes
  • Beyond Our Ken ( BBC comedy radio series ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Birds of a Feather ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Black comedy
  • Blow off the stage
  • Body building
  • Bring the house down
  • Broadway Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Joe Namath )
  • Bucky Beaver ( Nickname of actress Jenna Elfman )
  • Building castles in the air
  • Cake or death ( line from Eddie Izzard comedy )
  • Change of scene ( A new location and way of thinking )
  • Character assassination
  • Character driven fiction
  • Citizen Smith ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Comedy circuit ( A number of places where comedy is performed )
  • Comedy of errors ( A series of comic mishaps either in a play or in real life )
  • Comedy vehicle
  • Curtain call
  • Curtain climber
  • Curtain raiser
  • Dad's Army ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Dark monday
  • Desperate Dan ( a cowboy strongman character in the British comic The Dandy )
  • Desperate Housewives ( 2004 comedy drama television series )
  • Don't put your daughter on the stage Mrs Worthington
  • Drama documentary
  • Drop the Dead Donkey ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Elvis has left the building
  • Empire State Building
  • Exit stage left
  • Far better for being near to you ( The Chesham Building Society advertising slogan )
  • Father Ted ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Faulty Towers ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Frasier has left the building ( A catchphrase from Frasier )
  • Fringe theatre
  • Front of house
  • Full fathom five thy father lies ( from The Tempest by Shakespeare )
  • Globe trotter
  • Hall of fame
  • Ham actor
  • Hancock's Half Hour ( BBC comedy radio and television series )
  • I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside ( British Music Hall song )
  • I get no respect, I tell ya ( A catchphrase from Rodney Dangerfield In Comedy Monologue )
  • If music be the food of love, play on ( from Twelth Night by Shakespeare )
  • In the limelight
  • Investments with Abbey endings ( Abbey National Building Society advertising slogan )
  • Is there a doctor in the house?
  • It Ain't Half Hot Mum ( BBC comedy television series )
  • It will be all right on the night
  • Joey Pants ( Nickname of actor Joe Pantoliano )
  • Johnny Pizza ( Nickname of actor John Santucci )
  • Kitchen sink drama
  • Knock about comedy
  • Liberty hall
  • Love is a battlefield
  • Love scene
  • Low comedy
  • Make a scene ( causing a disturbance )
  • Make the scene
  • Men Behaving Badly ( BBC comedy television series )
  • My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • Not a dry eye in the house
  • Not a dry seat in the house
  • O Romeo, Romeo; wherefore art thou Romeo ( from the play by Shakespeare )
  • On cue
  • On the Buses ( BBC comedy television series )
  • One Foot In The Grave ( BBC comedy television series )
  • One Size ( Nickname of Fitz Hall )
  • Open All Hours ( Ronnie Barker television comedy series )
  • Out of character
  • Penis Von Lesbian ( Nickname of actor Dick Van Dyke )
  • Phoenix Nights ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Red Buttons ( Pseudonym of actor Aaron Chwatt )
  • Red Dwarf ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Ring down the curtain
  • Schnickle Fritz ( Nickname of actress Susan Lucci )
  • See that girl, watch that scene ( ABBA lyric )
  • Set the stage
  • Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? ( from a poem by Shakespeare )
  • Shovel ready ( a building project in which all the preliminaries have been arranged )
  • Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Stage door Johnny
  • Stand-up comedy ( )
  • Star of stage and screen
  • Steal the scene
  • Steptoe and Son ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Survey the scene
  • Suspension of disbelief
  • Take centre stage
  • Take your cue
  • The Army Game ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Bamboo Curtain ( notional barrier between capitalist West and communist China )
  • The Bard of Avon ( Nickname of William Shakespeare )
  • The Brittas Empire ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Chrysler Building ( tourist attraction in New York USA )
  • The Comedy of Errors
  • The Empire State Building ( tourist attraction in New York USA )
  • The Girl with the Upside-Down Eyes ( Nickname of actress Glynis Johns )
  • The Iron Curtain ( notional barrier between capitalist West and communist states )
  • The King Of Comedy ( Robert De Niro movie )
  • The League of Gentlemen ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Likely Lads ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Little Queen of the Soap Operas ( Nickname of actress Anne Francis )
  • The Liver Birds ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Man of Many Moods ( Nickname of actor Charles Laughton )
  • The Matinee Lady ( Nickname of actress Carol Wayne )
  • The New Statesman ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Prince of Menace ( Nickname of actor Vincent Price )
  • The Queen of TV Comedy ( Nickname of comedienne Lucille Ball )
  • The Rag Trade ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Royle Family ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Swan of Avon ( Nickname of William Shakespeare )
  • The Vicar of Dibley ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Voice of Canada ( Nickname of actor Lorne Greene )
  • The Young Ones ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The big screen
  • The lady doth protest too much, methinks ( from Hamlet by Shakespeare )
  • The quality of mercy is not strained ( from The Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare )
  • The roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd
  • The show must go on
  • The stage is set
  • This above all: to thine own self be true ( William Shakespeare )
  • Till Death Us Do Part ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Tiptoe through the tulips ( 1920s Broadway song and Tiny Tim hit )
  • To be or not to be: that is the question ( from a Hamlet by Shakespeare )
  • To the Manor Born ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Tread the boards
  • Two on the aisle
  • Up Pompeii ( BBC comedy television series )
  • Waiting in the wings
  • We few, we happy few, we band of brothers ( from Henry V by Shakespeare )
  • We won't make a drama out of a crisis ( Commercial Union advertising slogan )
  • We're with the Woolwich ( Woolwich Building Society advertising slogan )
  • When in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes ( from a sonnet by Shakespeare )
  • World cinema
  • Yes Minister ( BBC comedy television series )
  • You can't fight city hall
  • Your name in lights

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