Beastly Baroque. Image shows from L to R: Philip Pope, Mitch Benn, Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Duncan. Copyright: BBC.

Beastly Baroque

BBC Radio 3 sketch show. 5 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Stars Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope and Mitch Benn.

Beastly Baroque

A series of sketches about the lives of famous classical composers, broadcast on Radio 3 for Comic Relief. Featuring Simon Russell Beale

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2013
Channel
BBC Radio 3
Episodes
5   (1 series)
Starring
Simon Russell Beale, Felicity Duncan, Philip Pope and Mitch Benn
Producer
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 Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

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