Stand-Up With The Stars. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Dennis, Shappi Khorsandi, Laurie Taylor, Libby Purves, Milton Jones, Peter White, Evan Davis, Paul Merton. Copyright: BBC.

Stand-Up With The Stars

BBC Radio 4 stand-up. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2009. Stars Hugh Dennis, Paul Merton, Milton Jones, Josie Long, Shappi Khorsandi, Evan Davis, Libby Purves and others.

Stand-Up With The Stars

Paul Merton, Milton Jones, Josie Long and Shappi Khorsandi coach a group of Radio 4 presenters who have never performed stand-up before

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2009
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
2   (1 series)
Creator
Ashley Blaker
Starring
Hugh Dennis, Paul Merton, Milton Jones, Josie Long, Shappi Khorsandi, Evan Davis, Libby Purves, Peter White and Laurie Taylor
Producers
Sam Bryant and Alison Vernon-Smith

Four of Radio 4's best loved presenters - Evan Davis, Libby Purves, Peter White and Laurie Taylor - perform their first ever stand up comedy gig.

The presenters were mentored and trained by four top comedians, Paul Merton, Milton Jones, Josie Long and Shappi Khorsandi.

At the end of the week, Peter White was named the clear winner of the phone vote on The Now Show.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 1st March 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 1:30pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 8th March 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 1:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Monday 9th March 2009 at 11:00pm
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