Britain Versus The World. Image shows from L to R: Hal Cruttenden, Ed Byrne, Henning Wehn. Copyright: John Stanley Productions.

Britain Versus The World

BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 4 panel show. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2013 - 2015. Stars Ed Byrne, Hal Cruttenden and Henning Wehn.


Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the Welsh comedian Lloyd Langford while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Canadian stand-up Katherine Ryan. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 31st December 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Hal Cruttenden Team Captain
Henning Wehn Team Captain
Guest cast
Lloyd Langford Guest
Katherine Ryan Guest
Production team
Ashley Blaker Producer