Oliver Double Collection
The Oliver Double Collection forms part of the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive.
The Oliver Double Collection contains audio recordings recorded, or collected by, Oliver Double. The collection includes:
- audio interviews:
- with comedians and those involved in stand-up comedy recorded between 1989 and 2012 for Oliver’s PhD (‘An approach to traditions of British stand-up comedy’)
- for the publications Stand Up: On Being a Comedian and Getting The Joke (first and second editions)
- and for contributions to New Theatre Quarterly
- audio recordings of Oliver Double compering at the Last Laugh Comedy Club, Sheffield (1994-1997)
- off-air recordings of appearances on radio programmes
- recordings of comedy shows attended
- recordings of the University of Kent’s Eliot Comedy Club / Monkeyshine Comedy Club (2001-2011)
- VHS recordings of Oliver's performances, and off-air recordings of stand-up comedy television shows
Collection in brief
Contents: Audio-visual material
Subjects: stand-up comedy, performance
Catalogued: Partially catalogued (some minidisc recordings are still to be catalogued). Browse the archive catalogue.