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Hannah Gadsby: Arts Clown

BBC Radio 4 stand-up show by Hannah Gadsby. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2015. Stars Hannah Gadsby and John Lloyd.

Hannah Gadsby: Arts Clown

Hannah Gadsby presents a stand-up show based on her successful one-woman comedy art shows

BBC Radio 4
4   (1 series)
Hannah Gadsby and John Lloyd
Hannah Gadsby
Claire Jones

Australian comedian and art history expert Hannah Gadsby comes to Radio 4 with a series based on her hugely successful one-woman comedy art shows.

Each comedy lecture focuses on a 'masterpiece' from a particular era.

Born in Tasmania, Hannah's first artistic encounters were through books. These taught her the language of art appreciation but also legitimised her desire to look at female nudes. This was just as well, as Hannah realised in her teens that she was gay even though homosexuality was illegal in her homeland at the time.

Hannah Gadsby is assisted in this series by her very own Quotebot, who sounds remarkably like comedy legend and all-round boffin John Lloyd, who has been inputted with every quote that's ever been written about art.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Hannah Gadsby Speaks From Her Art (Working title)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 4th March 2015 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 25th March 2015 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Length of episodes
15 minutes
Last repeat
Thursday 5th August 2021 at 10:45pm on Radio 4 Extra

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