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.
- Production company
- Laugh track
- Live audience
- 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