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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 2, Episode 5 - Lenny Henry interviews Bill Bailey

Lenny Henry interviews fellow comedian Bill Bailey about his journey from lounge pianist to comedy's answer to Jimi Hendrix.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 15th March 2006
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 9th July 2010 10:00pm Radio 7
Friday 24th November 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 20th April 2020 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 26th March 2022 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Lenny Henry Host / Presenter
Bill Bailey Guest
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer

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