What To Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else

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What lengths do we need to go to "look good"?

Andrew Lawrence examines the effort we all put into our personal appearance and the pressure we feel to take action.

From South London comedy club 'Up The Creek'.

The first of four mini-comedic monologues taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.

Andrew Lawrence delves into conventional living, kicking off with looking good.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence delves into conventional living, kicking off with looking good.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence examines the effort we all put into our personal appearance and the pressure we feel to take action.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

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What lengths do we need to go to "look good"? Do we really need to communicate with our fellow men? How important is it to work? Or to have a relationship?

What To Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else is a four part mini-series of short comedic monologues on BBC Radio 4 written and performed by stand-up comedian Andrew Lawrence. In these he takes a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

Each episode is fifteen minutes long and was recorded in front of an audience, the first two episodes at South London comedy club 'Up The Creek', the final two recorded at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

This second episode examines the difficulties of human interaction and communication.

Looking at pressures to conform, Andrew Lawrence probes communication difficulties.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

Looking at pressures to conform, Andrew Lawrence probes communication difficulties.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence examines the difficulties of human interaction and communication.

A four part mini-series of short comedic monologues taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

From South London comedy club 'Up The Creek'.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.

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Andrew Lawrence explores the pressure we all face to do a full-time job and earn sufficient money to live a respectable life.

A four part mini-series of short comedic monologues taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

From the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.

Looking at conventional living, Andrew Lawrence investigates full-time jobs.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

0104 LASTRelationships And Family2010092220170117 (BBC7)
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Looking at conventional living, Andrew Lawrence probes settling down and families.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence addresses the expectation upon us all that we should settle down, get married and have children and the general burdens of family life.

Last of a four part mini-series of short comedic monologues taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

From the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.

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Andrew Lawrence explores the peculiar ways in which we choose to celebrate special occasions like weddings, birthdays, anniveraries, and religious holidays.

Series two of short comedic monologues taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2011

The peculiar ways in which we choose to celebrate weddings, birthdays and anniversaries.

Andrew Lawrence's comic monologues on the pressures of conventional living.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

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Andrew Lawrence explores the strange things we do for fun.

More short comedic monologues taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2011

In the conventional world, Andrew Lawrence explores the strange things we do for fun.

Andrew Lawrence's comic monologues on the pressures of conventional living.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

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Andrew Lawrence explores the perils and frustrations of decorating and furnishing our homes and then inviting people round.

More short comedic monologues taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2011

The perils of decorating and furnishing our homes and then inviting people round.

Andrew Lawrence's comic monologues on the pressures of conventional living.

A second series of this popular and critically acclaimed series from Andrew Lawrence in which each episode addresses how we try to fit in and find our place in society. This week: Home making - exploring the perils and frustrations of decorating and furnishing our homes and then inviting people round.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence

0204Travel2011092820200906 (BBC7)Andrew Lawrence explores how we go about the various journeys we take in everyday life - whether it's the journey to work or to a holiday destination, or just down to the shops.

Another short comedic monologue taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

Written by Andrew Lawrence.

Producer: Jane Berthoud

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2011

Life's everyday journeys, either to work, holiday or just down to the shops.

Andrew Lawrence's comic monologues on the pressures of conventional living.

A second series of this popular and critically acclaimed series from Andrew Lawrence which addresses trying to fit in and find your place in society. This week: travel - an episode exploring how we go about the various journeys we take in everyday life, whether it be the journey to work or to a holiday destination, or just down to the shops.

0204 LASTTravel2011092820190104 (BBC7)A second series of this popular and critically acclaimed series from Andrew Lawrence which addresses trying to fit in and find your place in society. This week: travel - an episode exploring how we go about the various journeys we take in everyday life, whether it be the journey to work or to a holiday destination, or just down to the shops.

Life's everyday journeys, either to work, holiday or just down to the shops.

Series of comic monologues by Andrew Lawrence