Dean Kelland
Living Room Series Episodes 1-3

Dean Kelland uses performance, photography, film and period materials to explore representations of class and masculinity in British situation comedy.


 

His residency will explore the idea of the sitcom as a social mirror in relation to three situation comedies of the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s: Hancock’s Half Hour, Steptoe & Son, and Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?

Episode 1: ‘The Man Who Never Was’ (14 January – 9 February)

Episode 2: ‘The Desperate Hours
(11 February – 16 March)

Episode 3: ‘OH WHAT HAPPENED  TO YOU?WHATEVER HAPPEN TO ME?’ (18 March – 20 April)

 

Each residency period will culminate in a live studio performance:

 

Saturday 16 March, 3.30pm

Live performance/tea-drinking
‘Harold Steptoe’

Saturday 20 April, 2pm

Live performance
‘Bob Ferris and Terry Collier’

Studio performances are free, all welcome.

 

Follow Dean’s residency blog here:

 

 http://www.deankelland.com/section670600.html

 

 

 

 

Image credit: “OH WHAT HAPPENED TO YOU, WHATEVER HAPPENED TO ME?”
(Performance still)
Performance/mixed media 2012. © Dean Kelland.