Comedy of the Week

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  • R4: I've Never Seen Star Wars 7 Mar 2011 MP3

    Kate Adie has a reputation for fearless reporting from wars zones, riots and natural disasters. But, of all things, she has a mild fear of porridge. On 'I've Never Seen Star Wars' she manages to overcome this fear for the very first time, and has a small taste of the traditional breakfast food. She tries some other things entirely new to her too - yoga, the TV series The Sopranos, bingo and reading Swallows and Amazo...

    06.03.2011

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    06.03.2011

  • R4 Comedy: Brian Gulliver's Travels 28 Feb 2011 MP3

    Brian Gulliver's Travels by Bill Dare. Brian Gulliver has been missing for 6 years. Now he's back and he has a story to tell. This week, in our satirical adventure series, we hear about his travels in Gelbetia, a country run by doctors starring Neil Pearson and Mariah Gale.For more information about Brian Gulliver's Travels and other Radio 4 comedy programmes please visit http://bbc.co.uk/radio4/comedy

    27.02.2011

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    27.02.2011

  • R4 Comedy: It's Your Round 21 Feb 2011 MP3

    It's Your Round. Angus Deayton returns to R4 with a new comedy panel show where the format is simple: there is no format. Instead, each of the panellists brings along their own round for the others to play. So each show is untried, unpredictable and unique. The panel for this first episode is Rufus Hound, Miles Jupp, Sara Pascoe and Adam Hills. For more information about It's Your Round and other Radio 4 comedy prog...

    20.02.2011

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    20.02.2011

  • R4 Comedy Bleak Expectations 14 Feb 2011 MP3

    Bleak Expectations: An Evil Life Sort of Explained. Episode 5 from Series 3 of the Comedy Victorian adventure by Mark Evans.Pip Bin, Harry Biscuit and Gently Benevolent find themselves trapped in the vast emptiness of space. As their doom looks increasingly inevitable, Mr Benevolent finally explains just why it is that he is so very very evil.For more information about Bleak Expectations and other Radio 4 comedy prog...

    13.02.2011

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    13.02.2011

  • R4 Comedy: Tom Wrigglesworth 7 Feb 2011 MP3

    Through the medium of four open letters, the comedian Tom Wrigglesworth investigates the myriad examples of corporate lunacy and maddening jobsworths in modern Britain.In episode one, Tom finds himself baffled by the weird world of parking enforcement.For more information about Tom Wrigglesworth's Open Letters and other Radio 4 comedy programmes please visit http://bbc.co.uk/radio4/comedy

    06.02.2011

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    06.02.2011

  • R4 Comedy: Showstopper 26 Jan 2011 MP3

    Showstopper! The Improvised Musical is a brand new comedy in which the Showstopper team create an entirely improvised musical on the spot. There’s no script, no score and no planning - the songs, plot and characters are based entirely on suggestions from the live studio audience. There'll be everything you expect from a musical: laughs, tears, rousing songs and utterly over-the-top emotion.This episode stars: ...

    30.01.2011

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    30.01.2011

  • R4 Comedy: Rudy's Rare Records 24 Jan 11 MP3

    Episode 1 - No Richie, No Cry. Rudy's Rare Records is a tiny down at heel old reggae record shop in Birmingham - one of a dying breed; a place with real soul, stacked with piles of vinyl, where the slogan is "if we don't have it - them don't mek it". It's owned by the charismatic, irrepressible Rudy Sharpe (Larrington Walker), reluctantly helped out by his long-suffering neurotic son Adam (Lenny Henry) and Handsworth...

    23.01.2011

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    23.01.2011

  • R4Comedy: Ed Reardon's Week 17 Jan 11 MP3

    Episode 1 – In The Current ClimateRadio 4’s most curmudgeonly author is back, complete with trusty companion Elgar, his pipe and a never ending capacity for scrimping and scraping to keep mind, body and cat together. The current economic climate has hit hard. Jaz is eating at austerity themed restaurants, Ping is drawing on stocking seams with magic marker and Ed is picking blackberries from the canal ...

    16.01.2011

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    16.01.2011

  • R4Comedy: Mark Thomas 10 Jan 11 MP3

    Mark Thomas: The ManifestoComedian-activist, Mark Thomas returns to Radio 4 for another series in which he’ll consider more blue-sky policy suggestions, designed to improve our nation.Mark and his studio audience consider a shame-based pay-policy for professional footballers, compulsory relationship MOTs and the public funding of political parties, plus a host of "any other business" suggestions from the room....

    09.01.2011

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    09.01.2011

  • comedy: Welcome MP3

    Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to the podcast feed, you should receive the first episode of this series automatically within the next seven days. To find other podcasts from the BBC, visit www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts.

    07.01.2011

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    07.01.2011

  • comedy: Welcome MP3

    Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to the podcast feed, you should receive the first episode of this series automatically within the next seven days. To find other podcasts from the BBC, visit www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts.

    30.12.2010

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    30.12.2010

  • comedy: Welcome MP3

    Welcome to this new BBC podcast. If you subscribe to the podcast feed, you should receive the first episode of this series automatically within the next seven days. To find other podcasts from the BBC, visit www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts.

    23.12.2010

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    23.12.2010

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