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His droll humour and discerning eye excite the whole. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Although both seem to have a droll sense of humour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She turns the film from a quietly droll comedy of manners into a screwball farce. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The performance slides easily between droll comedy and arresting visuals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His dry wit and droll delivery have so far offered some of the most enjoyable radio of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is much droll humour, too. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He writes well, with a droll sense of humour. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I should also concede that there is quite a droll sense of humour behind this faux site. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The droll humour is another. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In its gentle, droll and panoramic way it provides a window into British culture. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The play is packed with quirky touches and droll parallels and, at its best, exudes a sense of wonder and mystery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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