Ref NoBSUCA/Events/2/2
CollectionBritish Stand-Up Comedy Archive Events
TitleLinda Smith Lecture 2016: Andy Hamilton
Name of creatorHamilton, Andy, 1954-; Double, Oliver, 1965-
Extent1 audio file Broadcast WAVE Format (BWF)
DescriptionAndy Hamilton gives the 2016 Linda Smith Lecture on 3 May 2016 at the Gulbenkian Theatre, followed by a Q&A.
[3.52] Andy Hamilton comes on-stage and introduction anecdotes. [8.32] Discussing Linda Smith. [9.48] Introduction to the Lecture. [10.51] "My Life In Comedy". [13.51] Not bullied and odd appearance. [15.45] Performing in a Cambridge group for borstals. [19.01] Becoming a writer. [21.50] Working for television in the 1970s. [27.15] Core snobbery towards television audience/ genre ambiguity. [29.15] The Comedy of Life/ Comedic Unpleasant stories. [37.00] Threats perceived to comedy. [45.02] Language in comedy and the possible end to comedy. [48.20] Thinking your opinion is important. [51.30] Taboo words [54.41] David Mitchell's final words. [56.43] End Of Lecture and slight intermission. [58.23] Start of questions from the audience. [1.48.15] Questions close the evening comes to a close. [1.50.52] Recording stops.
Summary by Matthew Hoss.
PhysicalDescriptionAudio file WAV LPCM 48kHz 24 bit stereo
CategoryAudio recordings
Access conditionsAvailable for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU.
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