We live in an age when New Zealand comedy is cool: not just in New Zealand, but in Edinburgh, New York and Hollywood. But how did we get here? And how far back does it go?
A long way, it turns out. Our guest expert this week is Paul Horan, who is working on a major five-part history of New Zealand to screen next year -- and an accompanying book on the subject.
Paul is on the lookout for any pre-1980 NZ comedy on tape. If you have any, email firstname.lastname@example.org