iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Richard Pryor – Was It Something I Said?

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Last on

Tue 11 Dec 2007 22:30 BBC Radio 2

1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 December 2007

...Was It Something I Said?

To mark the second anniversary of Richard Pryor's death, Russell Brand examines the incredible life and influence of one of America's most outspoken comedians. The programme hears from those who knew him best, including comedians who performed alongside him, such as Bill Cosby and Pryor's writing partner, Paul Mooney.

Pryor's extraordinary early life is also uncovered, with a visit to his hometown of Peoria, Illinois, to examine the influence of his childhood on his work, career and self-destructive tendencies.


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss