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Steve Richards Stands Up for Politics

4 Extra Debut. Newspaper columnist Steve Richards goes on stage with what he calls 'pro-politics comedy'. This is his audio diary. From September 2013.

Steve Richards is a leading columnist about politics for the national press. But he has also been developing a new career in stand-up comedy, putting on a one-man show which explores some of the manoeuvering and absurdities of politics without being cynical or distrustful about the motives of politicians.

He says he's trying to do what he calls "pro-politics comedy". This is his audio diary of how it went.

Producer: Martin Rosenbaum

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