LISTEN: Lenny Bruce - The Life and Crimes of... (Full 1997 Documentary) A wonderful, illuminating, and of course ultimately heartbreaking radio documentary on the godfather of  stand-up, without whom no Pryor, no Carlin, no Hicks, no Chapelle, no Stanhope.

A radio documentary made back in 1997. Produced by Steve Shepherd & presented by Charles Shaar Murray. I spent two weeks in San Francisco and New York interviewing Lenny's friends, lawyers and collaborators, then edited 25 hours of tape (and it was tape) down to around an hour of material and refined it with Charles (who delivered a great script as always). It was well received at the time but had a limited audience with just two airings on Radio 3. Enjoy. Steve Shepherd

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