Referring to the Ha Ha theme, the exhibition includes well-known British newspaper illustrators such as Tom Gauld, Berger&Wyse and Harry Venning as well as illustrators from America and France, indicative of the universal popularity of the medium. Curated by Jill Carruthers and Stefanie Meier.
A special BFI British Film Institute Mediatheque Collection has been curated by QUAD and BFI to tie in with the Ha Ha Road exhibition. Eighteen titles have been selected, showing different facets of the comedy genre from the past century.
Image credit: Jean Plantu