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The Grass is Greener - John Clarke

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1991

In this episode of The Grass is Greener John Clarke talks about his blossoming career as a political satirist, script-writer, performer and newly minted author of "very good" poetry. Australian critics praise Clarke's talents and producer Andrew Knight suggests Clarke's innate curiosity drives his creativity, not money or ambition. Included are excerpts from his long running collaboration with fellow satirist Bryan Dawe, a stripped back political satire that relied on brilliant scripts and Clarke's deadpan performances. Clarke also talks on the set of 1990 independent film Death in Brunswick starring fellow Kiwi Sam Neill.

I don't think there's anyone in Australia who has quite the range of abilities that John has.
– Publisher Susan Haynes on the talents of John Clarke

Key Cast & Crew

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Sam Neill

Subject

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John Clarke

Subject

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Bayly Watson

Producer, Cinematographer

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Michael McDonald

Director

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Judy Rymer

Producer

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Dixie Betts

Production Manager

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Judy Rymer

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Judy Rymer