Comedy of the Week

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  • comedy: Party Ep1: 24 Sept 12 MP3

    Series 3 of the satirical comedy about a group of young idealists trying to make waves with their new political party. This week the group reconvene after their Summer break and the ambition steps up a gear. With Tom Basden, Tim Key, Jonny Sweet, Anna Crilly, Katy Wix. Written by Tom Basden.

    23.09.2012

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    23.09.2012

  • comedy: The Secret World Ep 1: 17 Sept 12 MP3

    The impression show that imagines alternative lives for famous people. Each episode takes place over one day, with stories unfolding and overlapping from morning to night.In this episode, the Arch Bishop of Canterbury tries Tweeting for the first time, with disastrous results. Professor Brian Cox finds himself stalked by various women, including the Queen. Al Pacino is a balloon twister, and Princess Anne reveals her...

    16.09.2012

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    16.09.2012

  • comedy: Everyone Quite Likes Justin Ep 1: 03 Sept 12 MP3

    by Justin Moorhouse and Jim Poyser. Sitcom starring Justin, Anne Reid and Paul Copley. A Manchester DJ juggles work, life, love and everything else - without much success.

    09.09.2012

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    09.09.2012

  • comedy: Beauty of Britain Episode 3 03 Sept 12 MP3

    Comedy about a Southern African carer who looks after the elderly starring Jocelyn Jee Esien.Beauty looks after Ray an ex-footballer who is young at heart. Or is it Beauty who is aging up from spending so much time with the elderly? Beauty becomes protective of Ray when a long lost relative appears out of the blue.

    02.09.2012

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    02.09.2012

  • comedy: John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme 27 Aug 12 MP3

    John Finnemore, the writer and star of Cabin Pressure; regular guest on The Now Show; and popper-upper in things like Miranda and Family Guy, presents a special edition of his sketch show, recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

    26.08.2012

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    26.08.2012

  • comedy: Brian Gulliver's Travels 20 Aug 12 MP3

    Brian Gulliver, a seasoned presenter of travel documentaries, finds himself in a hospital's secure unit after claiming to have experienced a succession of bizarre adventures. This week Brian relives his experiences in Chamanoa, a land where naturites battle nurturites, where genetics is pitted against education. Written by Bill Dare

    19.08.2012

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    19.08.2012

  • comedy: 13 08 12: I've Never Seen Star Wars MP3

    Marcus Brigstocke invites Kathy Burke to try four things she's never done before in I've Never Seen Star Wars

    12.08.2012

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    12.08.2012

  • comedy: Brian Gulliver's Travels 20 Aug 12 MP3

    Brian Gulliver, a seasoned presenter of travel documentaries, finds himself in a hospital's secure unit after claiming to have experienced a succession of bizarre adventures. This week Brian relives his experiences in Chamanoa, a land where naturites battle nurturites, where genetics is pitted against education. Written by Bill Dare

    09.08.2012

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    09.08.2012

  • comedy: 06 08 12 Bleak Expectations Series 4 Ep 2 MP3

    Another chapter of the Victorian comic epic by Mark Evans. Pip and Harry must journey to the Underworld to rescue Ripely, but Mr Gently Benevolent has got there first and is planning to unleash the demons of Hell on the streets of London, making them even worse than usual. Meanwhile Ripely seems to be enjoying the company of some Greek Heroes a little too much.

    05.08.2012

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    05.08.2012

  • comedy: 30 Jul 12: The Sinha Games MP3

    In July 2012, for the third time in history, the Olympic Games are coming to London. Is this cause for celebration? Paul Sinha (The Now Show, Fighting Talk, The Sinha Test) weighs up the pros and cons of hosting this 'greatest show on earth'. Can London afford it? Will Britain do well? Should we really care about what is essentially a glorified sports day?For insight, Paul speaks to the Olympic Gold medallist who mos...

    29.07.2012

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    29.07.2012

  • comedy: 23 Jul 12: Alice's Wunderland MP3

    New sketch comedy from Alice Lowe. Follow our narrator down a rather manky-looking rabbit hole to Wunderland, the Poundland of magical realms. Starring Alice Lowe, Marcia Warren, Simon Greenall, Richard Glover, Clare Thomson, Rachel Stubbings and Waen Shepherd. Produced by Sam Bryant.

    22.07.2012

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    22.07.2012

  • comedy: 16 JUL 2012: Old Harry's Game Olympic Special MP3

    Satan turns his malevolent eye on a certain sporting event that only occurs every four years and somehow seems to be taking place quite soon in London.

    16.07.2012

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    16.07.2012

  • comedy: 09 JUL 12: The Guns of Adam Riches MP3

    2011 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Adam Riches makes his Radio 4 debut with a fast-paced, fully-loaded bandolier of character comedy.

    09.07.2012

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    09.07.2012

  • comedy: 25th June 2012: Living The Dream MP3

    Pilot sitcom about two young women trying to live sustainably on a canal boat, starring Olivia Hallinan, Victoria Elliott and Phil Cornwell. In this opening episode, Kate and Sam embark on some guerilla gardening and dumpster diving, whilst Jim continues to ply all-comers with his home-brewed gin.

    24.06.2012

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    24.06.2012

  • comedy: 18 JUN 2012: Bird Island, Ep.1 MP3

    Bird Island is new comedy about a scientist living in Sub-Antarctica starring Reece Shearsmith and Julian Rhind-Tutt.On one hand, Ben (Reece Shearsmith) is on the research trip of a lifetime to Sub-Antartica. On the other, he's trapped in an icy hell with one other person, a dodgy internet connection and a dictaphone. Loneliness is something of a problem. Ben experiences all the highs and lows that this beautiful, bu...

    18.06.2012

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    18.06.2012

  • comedy: Stop / Start 11.06.2012 MP3

    By Jack Docherty. A new sitcom about love, marriage and putting up with each other. With Charlie Higson, Katherine Parkinson, Steve Edge, Fiona Allen and Kerry Godliman.

    12.06.2012

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    12.06.2012

  • comedy: 04.06.12: The Simon Day Show MP3

    Simon Day, Felix Dexter, Simon Greenall and Morwenna Banks welcome listeners back to The Mallard Theatre. Each week Simon's comic characters come to perform at The Mallard while the staff struggle with rivalries, self-doubt and the new owner's vision for the theatre's future.This week popular blazered entertainer Tommy Cockles arrives at the theatre to find it transformed. There's a new Nigerian owner, soundman Goose...

    03.06.2012

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    03.06.2012

  • comedy: Just A Minute 280512 MP3

    Graham Norton, Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth and Alun Cochrane join Nicholas Parsons who asks them to speak on a subject for 60 seconds without hesitation, repetition or deviation.

    27.05.2012

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    27.05.2012

  • comedy: 14.05.12 : Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letters Programme 2 MP3

    Sony Award-winning comedian Tom Wrigglesworth performs another of his open letters. This week Tom turns his attentions to the low-cost airline industry, as he asks whether they are all they are cracked up to be. And whether, if he does enough online check-in, he can legitimately claim to be part-time staff and get an invite to the Christmas do.

    13.05.2012

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    13.05.2012

  • comedy: 07.05.12: Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letters MP3

    Sony Award-winning comic, Tom Wrigglesworth returns for a new series of his open letters. This week, his letter is addressed to the insurance industry as Tom asks why everything has to be so confusing.

    06.05.2012

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    06.05.2012

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