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Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

  • Radio chat show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2004 - 2017
  • 70 episodes (12 series)

Comic chat show in which an individual from the world of entertainment selects someone that they would like to interview.

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Series 11, Episode 5 - Sandi Toksvig interviews Roy Hudd

Comedian and broadcaster Sandi Toksvig talks to actor and comedian Roy Hudd in the year of his 80th birthday. Roy tells Sandi about his beginnings in showbusiness, reveals how Arthur Askey gave him a leg up in the early days and shares his favourite pantomime story courtesy of Tom O'Connor.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd March 2016
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 30th March 2016 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 30th March 2016 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 30th March 2016 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 31st March 2016 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th April 2016 10:00pm
45 minute version
Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 31st January 2018 11:30am Radio 4
Saturday 14th March 2020 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 6th November 2021 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Roy Hudd Guest
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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