Story: Rural media

Fred Dagg

Comedian John Clarke, in his persona as black singlet- and gumboot-wearing farmer Fred Dagg, commented on current events in the 1970s. New Zealanders quickly recognised the rural stereotype he portrayed, and he soon had a cult following.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural media - Television', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/18039/fred-dagg (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008