Cambridge University Footlights Dramatic Club, commonly referred to simply as the Footlights, is an amateur theatrical club in Cambridge, England, founded in 1883 and run by the students of Cambridge University. wiki
Past presidents have included the following:
- Peter Cook (of Pete and Dud)
- Tim Brooke-Taylor & Graeme Garden (of The Goodies, I'm Sorry, I'll Read That Again and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue)
- Eric Idle (of Monty Python)
- Tony Slattery (of Whose Line Is It Anyway?)
- Hugh Laurie (of Fry and Laurie, Jeeves and Wooster and House)
- David Mitchell (of That Mitchell and Webb Look and Peep Show)
- Footlights!—'A Hundred Years of Cambridge Comedy'—Robert Hewison, Methuen London Ltd, 1983.
- From Fringe to Flying Circus — 'Celebrating a Unique Generation of Comedy 1960-1980' — Roger Wilmut, Eyre Methuen Ltd, 1980.