The Godfather of comedy receives knighthood

Morning Talk 04/06/2018
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Scott Blanks joins Leah Panapa, in for Mark Sainsbury. The brain behind The Classic, New Zealand’s home of comedy joins Leah to discuss his new title ; Sir Scott Banks.

Sir Blanks created a home for comedy that has seen the likes of Michelle A’court and Jeremy Corbett on its stage.

Photo: Comedynz.

He has finally been recognised for his accomplishments, and this morning was listed on the Queens list of honours. 

Mr Banks discusses his life, career and all things comedy. He also gives Leah a few cheeky tips that are bound to give you a giggle. 

Listen to the full interview with Scott Blanks above.

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