The Screen School Research Seminar (LSSRS) The Liverpool Screen School Research Seminar is an interdisciplinary series of talks that explores the content, operation and impact of the media, the role of culture and identity in shaping public policy, and research methods in creative disciplines.
Dr Sharon Lockyer (Brunel University) will present a talk entitled: Stand-up Comedy as Disability Activism? Exploring the Creative Political Possibilities
Dr LockyerThe mainstream live stand-up comedy landscape has been transformed in recent years with an increasing number of disabled comedians performing. Despite this, little research focusses on disabled comedians, their performances and their audiences.