A series of sketches about the lives of famous classical composers, broadcast on Radio 3 for Comic Relief. Featuring Simon Russell Beale
- Sketch Show
- BBC Radio 3
- 5 (1 series)
- Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope and Mitch Benn
- David Papp
Beastly Baroque, part of BBC Radio 3's 'Baroque Spring' season, was a series of sketches on the topic of composers who lived during the Baroque period.
The series, featuring Simon Russell Beale, eavesdrops on the extra-musical difficulties encountered by Bach, Lully, Monteverdi, Purcell and Handel.
The episodes were broadcast as part of Radio 3's In Tune programme.
- Production company
- Laugh track
- First broadcast
- Monday 11th March 2013 on BBC Radio 3 at 5:30pm
- Last new broadcast
- Friday 15th March 2013 on BBC Radio 3 at 5:30pm
- Length of episodes
- 15 minutes