CollectionA Rich Comic Life
TitleA Rich Comic Life
Name of creatorGill, Richard
Extent100 audio files, 100 video files
DescriptionA series of podcasts created by Richard Gill, featuring audio and video interviews with stand-up comedians.
NotesDates of files provided by Richard Gill (date of the recording)
PhysicalDescriptionBorn-digital audio
Admin historyRichard Gill is a comedy enthusiast and fan. He has been watching comedians on stage for almost 50 years, having seen his first show as a seven year old in 1974. He witnessed the growth of alternative comedy through the late 1970s and 1980s, the storytelling and pun masters through the 1990s into the 2000s, and has witnessed many of the great comedy stars of the late 20th and early 21st centuries.

Richard writes a blog based on his experience as an audience member (see He does not see himslef as a reviewer, rather as someone who is passionate about comedy who wants to share this passion with others. Alongside his blogs, he began recording podcasts with comedians in 2020.
ArrangementOrganised at file level
Access conditionsAvailable for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. Access is available via digital listening copies. The University of Kent acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors in this recording and the rights of those not identified.
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