Act Your Age. Simon Mayo. Copyright: BBC.

Act Your Age

BBC Radio 4 panel show of joke-telling. 18 episodes (3 series), 2008 - 2011. Stars Simon Mayo, Jon Richardson, Lucy Porter, Roy Walker and Adrian Walsh.

Act Your Age

Act Your Age

The BBC Radio 4 comedy panel show that pits three comic generations against each other, presented by Simon Mayo.

Simon Mayo hosts a comedic battle between three teams to find out which is the funniest generation. Will the Up and Comers, the Current Crop or the Old Guard be crowned as the Golden Age of Comedy?

In these eighteen episodes, the contestants share their favourite jokes, trade comedic banter and go up against each other in quickfire rounds including 'Generation Why', in which they use stand-up to point out the shortcomings of their generation, 'Against the Clock', where two comedians compete against each other to get their laughs in the shortest time and 'Dear Simon', which sees the panellists turn agony aunt (or uncle) to try and solve a listener's problem.

First published: Thursday 20th February 2020