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4 Stands Up

BBC Radio 4 stand-up series. 15 episodes (3 series), 2007 - 2018. Stars Chris Addison, Rhod Gilbert and Michael McIntyre.

4 Stands Up

A series of stand-up performances, from new comedians to big headline acts

2007 - 2018
BBC Radio 4
15   (3 series)
Chris Addison, Rhod Gilbert and Michael McIntyre
Rhod Gilbert, Michael McIntyre and Chris Addison
Tilusha Ghelani and Sam Michell

This series features stand-up performances from some of the best comic talent in the UK. The first series was hosted by Michael McIntyre, the second by Rhod Gilbert and the third by Chris Addison.

Each episode follows the same format. The host presents three different acts. The first is a young comedian with their own unique style. The second act delivers sketches, musical pieces or character comedy. The final part is filled by a big headline act.

Production Details

Part of

Radio 4 Stand Up Sunday

Production company
Also known as
  • 4 Stands Up At The Biggest Weekend (2018 special)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 12th December 2007 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 27th May 2018 on BBC Radio 4 at 7:15pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 2nd June 2018 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra

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