The ABC will pay tribute to the much loved comedian, writer, and satirist John Clarke, screening a special, John Clarke: Thanks for Your Time on ABC at 8pm on Easter Monday, 17 April.
Introduced by long-time friend and collaborator Bryan Dawe, John Clarke: Thanks for Your Time will feature a line-up of those closest to the legendary comedian reflecting on his career and contribution to comedy and film.
Guests include Former Prime Minister Paul Keating, Gina Riley, Sam Neill, Andrew Knight, Philip Adams, Max Gillies, Colin Lane and Frank Woodley. John’s daughters, Lorin and Lucia Clarke will also share memories of their father, who has been hailed one of the greatest political satirists of all time.
Revised schedule for ABC on Monday 17th April:
8.00pm John Clarke: Thanks For Your Time
8.30pm Melbourne Comedy Festival: The Great Debate
10.00pm Rage 30: The Story of Rage
The half hour special will be available on ABC iview following the broadcast and a repeat screening will air on the ABC NEWS channel on Saturday, 22 April at 9.30pm.