Series 1, Episode 1 - Hans Teeuwen
meets Hans Teeuwen
from Amsterdam, an absurdist, comic performer and singer who takes great risks on stage.
Hans Teeuwen, from Amsterdam, is an absurdist comic performer and singer who takes great risks on stage and has been likened to Bill Hicks and Andy Kaufman. But after the murder of his close friend Theo Van Gogh, he decided to start performing his Dutch "cabaretier" show in English to wide acclaim.
Rory and Hans explore the world of performance, topical and absurdist comedy, exchanging views and impressions while discussing the risks facing Dutch comics today. The programme features media academic Professor Liesbet van Zoonen of Loughborough University and Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
- Monday 8th March 2010
- BBC Radio 4
- 30 minutes
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