Lucy Rayfield on laughter, comedy and culture in 16th-century France and Italy

ABL #42,  2 June, 2020

In:  Conversations, Theatre

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Lucy Rayfield tells us what made French and Italian audiences laugh, the issues of studying a period of theatre history unfamiliar even to scholars, wars, patronage, money and ‘turbulent imitation’.


  • Lucy Rayfield
  • Lecturer in Italian at University of Bristol