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Arthur Smith's Balham Bash

BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 4 stand-up. 13 episodes (3 series), 2009 - 2011. Stars Arthur Smith and Pippa Evans.

Arthur Smith's Balham Bash

Radio show in which Arthur Smith invites an audience into his real house for some music and comedy

2009 - 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra, BBC Radio 4
13   (3 series)
Arthur Smith and Pippa Evans
Alison Vernon-Smith and Sam Michell

Arthur Smith throws open the doors of his palatial Balham pad and invites an audience in for an evening of music and comedy.

Arthur turns his own personal residence into a little club where a specially invited audience come to see some of the finest comedians and musicians perform music in the kitchen, comedy in the bedroom, and meet unexpected guests in the bathroom.

In Series 1 Pippa Evans was a regular, while guests across the series included Milton Jones, Stephen K Amos, Mickey Flanagan, Paul Sinha, Benjamin Zephaniah, Matt Holness, Stewart Lee and Glenn Tilbrook.

Guests on the second series include John Hegley, Andrew Lawrence, Miles Jupp, Richard Herring and Phill Jupitus.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 7th July 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 25th April 2011 on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 10am
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 5th December 2018 at 11:00pm

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