The Art Of Insult

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19911030]

A six-part series in which Attila the Stockbroker explores the tradition of verbal abuse in cultures past and present. 1: AncientAbuse

Attila visits the Mediterranean, cradle of western vilification.

Producer Tessa Watt. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Tessa Watt.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911030]

Producer: Tessa Watt.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911106]

A six-part series in which Attila the Stockbroker explores the tradition of verbal abuse in cultures past and present.

2: Blasphemy and Obscenity Insults in Catholic and Protestant countries:

Attila learns how not to survive an audience with the Pope.

Producer Tessa Watt. Stereo.

Contributors

Producer: Tessa Watt.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911106]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911113]

A six-part series in which Attila the Stockbroker explores the tradition of verbal abuse in cultures past and present.

3: Son of a Donkey-cart Driver

Attila visits the Arab world, where insults can be a prime-time television sport. Producer Tessa Watt. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Tessa Watt.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911113]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911120]

A six-part series in which Attila the Stockbroker explores the tradition of verbal abuse in cultures past and present. 4: Ritual Insults

Verbal duelling in Brixton and the Bahamas, and how to insult the in-laws at an Indian wedding.

Producer Tessa Watt. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Tessa Watt.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911120]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911127]

A six-part series in which Attila the Stockbroker explores the tradition of verbal abuse in cultures past and present.

5: When You're Old and Grey

Insults in popular culture, from Flanders and Swann to football fanzines.

Producer Tessa Watt. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Tessa Watt.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911127]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19911204]

The last of a six-part series in which Attila the Stockbroker explores the tradition of verbal abuse in cultures past and present. Your Mother Was a Hamster

The professional insulters: comedians and politicians. Producer Tessa Watt. Stereo

Contributors

Producer: Tessa Watt.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19911204]