Exhibition: Laughing Matters: The State of a Nation

This exhibition runs from Mon, 17th May 2021 to Thu, 25th Nov 2021. See all dates

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Sat,
16th Oct 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Sun,
17th Oct 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Mon,
18th Oct 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Tue,
19th Oct 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Wed,
20th Oct 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Thu,
21st Oct 2021  
(10am - 6pm)
Fri,
22nd Oct 2021  
(10am - 6pm)

Coronavirus: Events may be cancelled and venues closed at short notice, you are advised to check on their websites before making a trip.

Cost: Free of Charge


This display reflects on the role of humour in debates around identity, empire and power over the past two hundred years.

Through over 30 objects, ranging from costumes to scripts, from puppets to music, this display unpicks the punchlines to discover what humour since the Victorian era – whether subversive, surreal, mocking or celebratory – can tell us about what it means to be British today.


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

Reserve tickets at this website


Location

Victoria and Albert Museum,

Cromwell Road, London,
SW7 2RL

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