Athena's Cancel Culture. Athena Kugblenu.

Athena's Cancel Culture

BBC Radio 4 stand-up / sketch show series by Athena Kugblenu. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2021. Stars Athena Kugblenu and James McNicholas.

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Series 1, Episode 1

Athena Kugblenu tries to explain the cultural phenomenon of cancelling the famous by examining high profile examples, and setting out some all important cancel rules.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC Sounds

Wednesday 7th April 2021
BBC Radio 4
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Athena Kugblenu Host / Presenter
James McNicholas Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Production team
Gus Beattie Producer


Athena Kugblenu interview

The stand-up comedian's new Radio 4 series picks through the minefield of cancel culture - and offers up a few mea culpas

Jamal Khadar, The Guardian, 7th April 2021

Athena's Cancel Culture review

Comedically, Athena's Cancel Culture is not a gut-busting LOL-fest, but a witty summary of a contentious subject by a smart, engaging and amusing guide.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 7th April 2021