Radio National have done a series on the importance of humour… interesting!
Amelia Nurse talks with writer and evolutionary theorist Alastair Clarke. His book – ‘Humour’s Contribution to Human Ingenuity’ will be published by Pyrrhic Press on 9 November 2009. (8′15″)
This week Amelia Nurse considers NZ’s comedic track record. She talks to sociologist Mike Lloyd from Victoria University in Wellington. (9′50″)
Amelia Nurse talks to joyologist Pat Armitstead and to members of the Wellington Improvisation Troupe – Anton van Helden, Paul Sullivan, Christine Brooks and Geoff Simmons (12′29″)
Humour at work – find out whether work is the place for a joke or two – or not… with Dr Barbara Plester from the University of Auckland Business School. (12′56″)