SHOP NOW—free delivery anywhere in Australia

Member Loginmenu
Your basket is empty
A Pleasure to Be Here

A Pleasure to Be Here: The Best of Clarke and Dawe 1989–2017

John Clarke

A hilarious collection of interviews discussing the highs and lows in the public and political life of Australia over the past three decades. Drawn from John Clarke’s and Bryan Dawe’s weekly broadcasts, these timelessly funny scripts will delight readers as they revisit the scandals and stuff-ups of our lifetimes. Politics was never so preposterous. All the old favourites are here: Bob Hawke, Margaret Thatcher, Bob Collins (‘the front fell off’), Paul Keating, Alan Bond, John Howard, Kevin Rudd, Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull.

REVIEWS

Australian ($)
Radio NZ, Nine to Noon

John Clarke
About the Author

John Clarke was born in New Zealand. He is one of Australia’s best-known and most loved faces on TV. A comedian, writer and actor, his appearances include the famous Fred Dagg character, ‘The Gillies Report’ and ‘The Games’. John’s books include A Dagg at My Table, The Howard Miracle and The 7.56 Report. His novel, The Tournament, was released...

Read Moreright
Extent:
432pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
3 December 2018
ISBN:
9781925773248
AU Price:
$22.99
NZ Price:
$26.00
Australian
starstarstarstarstar
starstarstarstarstar
Loading Rating
Praise for John Clarke
andA Pleasure to Be Here

‘A reminder of what a god of a comedian he was … Clarke never imitated the voices, faces or mannerisms of our overlord. He simply paid lavish and travestying homage to the way they thought and did their best to deceive us.’

Other editions ofA Pleasure to Be Here