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Thursday, 9 April 1987, 12:00PM
Museum of London

Stand-Up Comedy

Professor John Pick

Professor Pick traces the evolution of the modern stand-up comic, a figure that emerged out of the music halls and American vaudeville circuits at the end of the nineteenth-century.

This lecture is part of Professor Pick's 'Comedy and Laughter' series. The other lectures in this series are:

The Radio Comedians

Laughter and Television

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Professor John Pick was Gresham Professor of Rhetoric in 1985 and 1987. He was the founding professor of Europe's first Department of Arts Policy and Management at City University, London. He is Emeritus Professor of Arts Policy and Management at City University and Emeritus Visiting Professor in Arts Management at South Bank University.

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