31 – Heath “Chopper” Franklin

Heath Franklin performs stand-up as his alter-ego “Chopper”, a caricature of Australia’s infamous career criminal and self-promoter.  We explore the careful path Heath treads to avoid encouraging fans of the real thing, and instead make the character a victim of his own rage.  We also uncover the challenges faced by a talented comic phasing out a successful character, in the search for richer pickings from his own identity…

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