Play

00:00

/

00:00

Full screen
Video quality

Low 0 MB

High 0 MB

HD 0 MB

Captions
Volume
Volume
Hero image for Face to Face with Kim Hill - John Clarke

Face to Face with Kim Hill - John Clarke

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2004

In 2004 Kim Hill interviews comedy legend John Clarke at his home in Melbourne. Among other topics, Clarke talks about how easily humour travels, and looks back at the birth of his iconic Fred Dagg character in the early 1970s — with his black singlet, a hat given to Clarke by his sister, and some torn-off trousers from state television's wardrobe department. Clarke talks about New Zealand being far from alone in claiming to have a laconic, understated style of humour, and how he thinks the country is seen overseas. He also discusses the differences between working collaboratively and his famous solo act, Fred Dagg. 

...some of the funniest people I've met in my life have been New Zealanders.
– John Clarke

Key Cast & Crew

Profile image for John Clarke

John Clarke

Subject

Profile image for Kim Hill

Kim Hill

Interviewer

Generic Profile image for Norman Sievewright

Norman Sievewright

Director

Generic Profile image for Heather Church

Heather Church

Research

Profile image for Peter Blake

Peter Blake

Composer

Generic Profile image for Felicity Sotheran

Felicity Sotheran

Videotape Editor

See all 7 credits