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Hicks 'died at his peak'


A film about the influential American comedian Bill Hicks opens in cinemas tonight. Hicks died from pancreatic cancer at the age of just 32 in 1994.

Nick Doody, a stand-up comic who once supported Hicks, reflects on why his comedy is still relevant today.

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