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Stop Laughing... This is Serious is a three-part documentary series charting a course through the story of Australian comedy, featuring more than 60 interviews with the men and women who make us laugh. Through a blend of social history, extensive archive material and intimate interviews with some of the country's most loved comedians, we travel via stand up, radio, television, theatre and film from indigenous comedy to new viral media jokers of today, revealing how humour, laughter and comedy are integral to our national identity.
From Ja'mie & Jonah, Sharon Strzelecki and Kath and Kim, to Kylie Mole and Col'n Carpenter, we examine the creative process that produced these comic icons who resonated with audiences so strongly.
The second episode of Stop Laughing...this is serious, looks at the fearless funny ladies of Australian comedy, and their exciting journey to front and centre of Australian entertainment.
Tonight's episode looks at the eclectic genre of variety. From Hey Hey it's Saturday to Andrew Denton in Blah Blah Blah and The Money or The Gun, we search for the roots of Australian variety. (Final)
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