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CLIP 10075

Sarah Millican Discusses the Nature of her Comedy Performance

Sarah Millican Discusses the Nature of her Comedy Performance
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Key Info
  • Sarah Millican Discusses the Nature of her Comedy Performance
  • Duration: 05:52
  • Presenter Lauren Laverne interviews comedian Sarah Millican about emerging on to the comedy scene with detailed discussion about her act and where she gets her material from. This clip was first published on the Culture Show Archive, bbc.co.uk/cultureshow/archive.shtml. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Creative and Media

       Topic:

    Performing Arts

  • Keywords: performance, audience, comedy, representation, career
Ideas for use in class
  • How to use personal stories in comedy and starting your career. Retelling family humour and structuring it through script, discuss whether you can make humour from happy events. Using the audience in the act.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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