Stand-Up Comedy

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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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This event was on Thu, 09 Apr 1987

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