Stop Laughing…This is Serious


Narrated by Eric Bana and Colin Lane, this six-part documentary, over two series, features more than 100 interviews with the men and women who make us laugh, including Barry Humphries, Celia Pacquola, Charlie Pickering, Magda Szubanski, Wendy Harmer, Shaun Micallef, Paul Hogan, Chris Taylor and many more.

Through intimate conversations, classic archival footage, and a detailed retelling of Australian social history, see how our beloved jokesters from stand-up, radio, television, theatre and film to the new viral media sensations of today all understand one sacred truth – that every Australian’s greatest gift is the ability to laugh at ourselves.
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Season 1
Episode 6

Performers like Graham Kennedy, Bert Newton and Norman Gunston dominated variety TV, serving up a mix of comedy, live sketches and music. In this episode we chart the cultural juggernaut that was Hey Hey It's Saturday and reveal some of today's stars who got their start on the uniquely Australian phenomenon that was Red Faces.
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