The Fred Dagg All Purpose DVD & Music CD
From much loved Kiwi icon - Fred Dagg (John Clarke -
creator) comes the definitive Daggography available on both
CD and DVD from August 8, information follows below.
ALL-PURPOSE DVD & Music CD
The authorised Daggography DVD and The Taihape Years CD
Available from August 8 at all leading DVD and Music retailers
The legend of Fred Dagg lives on with the release of The Authorised Daggography, the most important document ever discovered in New Zealand, celebrates a golden age in the nation’s history, beginning with Mr Dagg’s emergence in the early 1970’s. You are advised to pay attention. No giggling. This will all be in the exams.
DVD* & CD* feature highlights lovingly selected by an above average crowd in ‘The Plough and Chequebook’ including:
§ The complete Country Calendar programme (1974) in which the Dagg agricultural enterprise is described and celebrated, the
family is formally introduced and a great many matters clarified
§ Dagg Sea Scrolls, a documentary describing aspects of the history of Mr. Dagg and those around him
§ Selections from the broader Fred Dagg television archive covering the period 1973-76
§ The language of real estate explained
§ Reports of vital significance on Farnarkeling, the fastest growing sport on earth
John Clarke – the legendary satirist and creator of the iconic cow cockie from Taihape left New Zealand in the late 1970’s leaving behind a generation of Fred Dagg fans wondering what ever happened to ….? Mate, he’s been living in Melbourne for over 30 years. He is revered in Australia as the leading satirist of his generation. From his original Fred Dagg character to all his current creations, the master of satire was inducted into the prestigious Hall of Fame at the landmark 50th Annual TV WEEK Logie Awards (May 2008) for his esteemed contribution to the Australian television industry, through his work as a performer, writer and director.
He is in fine company as past Hall of Fame recipients include Paul Hogan (1987), Bryan Brown (1989), Jack Thompson (1995), Garry McDonald (1997), Graham Kennedy (1998) and Steve Irwin (2007).
John’s collaborations over the years with Australia and New Zealand’s leading performers have produced comedy magic and his writing career has included the drama series ANZAC’s to acclaimed mockumentary The Games about the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.
About John Clarke (by John Clarke)
CLARKE, John, Dip Lid, PhD in Cattle (Oxen), Advisor and comforter to various governments. Born 1948. Educ. Subsequently. Traveled extensively throughout Holy Lands, then left New Zealand for Europe. Stationed in London 1971-73. Escaped (decorated). Rejoined unit. Arrived Australia 1977. Held positions with ABC radio (sckd)(, ABC Television (Dfnct), Various newspapers (Dcd), and Aust Film Industry (Fkd). Currently a freelance expert specializing in matters of a general character. Recreations: Whistling. Address: C/- the people next door. Or just pop it inside the door of the fusebox. Should be back Friday.
** The CD & DVD can be purchased separately, individually priced @ $19.95 recommended retail or as a DVD & Music CD package for $29.95 recommended retail.