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Chain Reaction

BBC Radio 4 chat show in which the guest is next week's interviewer. 70 episodes (12 series), 2004 - 2017.

Series 3

1. Marcus Brigstocke interviews Clive Anderson

First broadcast: Wednesday 10th January 2007

Marcus Brigstocke interviews broadcaster and presenter Clive Anderson.


2. Clive Anderson interviews John Lloyd

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th January 2007

Clive Anderson grabs the microphone to interview his selected guest, John Lloyd, the man responsible for programmes such as Not the Nine O'Clock News, Blackadder, Spitting Image and QI. Clive also asks John about co-writing and falling out with Douglas Adams and the key to creating great comedy.


3. John Lloyd interviews Phill Jupitus

First broadcast: Wednesday 24th January 2007

John Lloyd grabs the microphone to interview his guest Phill Jupitus, comedian, radio presenter and Never Mind the Buzzcocks team captain.


4. Phill Jupitus interviews John Hegley

First broadcast: Wednesday 31st January 2007

Phill Jupitus talks to fellow poet and comedian John Hegley.


5. John Hegley interviews Jack Dee

First broadcast: Wednesday 7th February 2007

The tag team talk show continues with previous week's guest John Hegley grabbing the microphone to interview the comedian Jack Dee.


6. Jack Dee interviews Jeremy Hardy

First broadcast: Wednesday 14th February 2007

Jack Dee talks to fellow comedian Jeremy Hardy.