Inside the Actors Studio

Dave Chappelle

About this programme

Two-hour special. James Lipton meets comedian Dave Chappelle, who spent several years struggling in bit-part roles before the success of Chappelle's Show, a series showcasing his sketches and stand-up routines, made him one of the most sought-after names on American TV. However, at the height of his fame he walked out on the show to travel to Africa, amid speculation he had suffered a nervous breakdown - rumours he addresses in this interview.