(1) It has made a mockery and a farce of the commencement date.(2) Sometimes the tone shifts too awkwardly from drama to farce - or there is not enough space between the subtle and the broad.(3) In the course of the evening, you get a thriller, a comedy, a drama, and a farce , which, together, add up to a feast of first-class theatre.(4) It defies any genre classification, because it can go from insanely heavy drama to light farce in a heartbeat.(5) the debate turned into a drunken farce(6) George Bernard Shaw and William Shakespeare have used farce to highlight patient vulnerability to unscrupulous physicians.(7) But these films - through drama, thriller and farce - move the most demonised figure of our times to centre-screen.(8) The dear mayor and his cronies have not found the time or had any desire to end the farce .(9) Only light comedy survived as a distinct genre akin to farce .(10) The attempted reign of terror in the name of progressivism has turned into pure farce in some schools.(11) The whole episode has swung from farce to tragedy and back again.(12) Let's hope the tough words from the White House mean that this tragic farce won't continue for much longer.(13) His direction is tight, keeping a brisk pace and gaining the most out of broad farce and high drama.(14) The tone could change effortlessly and sensitively from farce to tragedy in the space of an episode.(15) We need to get more good referees like him, or the game is going to become a complete farce .(16) Instinctively they turned their back on the farce staged by the trade unions.