The Dark Poet

Profile of controversial American comedian Bill Hicks, who had a distrust of governments and a dark sense of humour.

His anti-establishment sense of humour proved very popular with UK audiences in the early 1990s, but at that same time found censorship at home in the US.

Hicks died in 1994 from pancreatic cancer, but he is a comedian who gets more popular each year.

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Profile of controversial American comedian Bill Hicks, who had a distrust of governments and a dark sense of humour.

His anti-establishment sense of humour proved very popular with UK audiences in the early 1990s, but at that same time found censorship at home in the US.

Hicks died in 1994 from pancreatic cancer, but he is a comedian who gets more popular each year.