DMs Are Open
DMs Are Open

DMs Are Open

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra / BBC Radio 4
  • 2022 - 2024
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

A sketch show hosted by Athena Kugblenu and Ali Official that accepts submissions from the public. Also features Stevie Martin and Ali Shahalom.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3

DMs Are Open sees show hosts Athena Kugblenu and Ali Official dissecting the big stories alongside Nim Odedra, Al Jarrett and Rosie Holt. Tune in for sketches and one-liners about the appeal of House Robots, the Mortgage TikTok Challenge and we get a voice-note from a very famous comedian.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd June 2022
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 6th June 2022 11:00pm Radio 4


Cast & crew

Athena Kugblenu Host / Presenter
Ali Shahalom (as Ali Official) Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alex Garrick-Wright Voicenote
Cody Dahler Voicenote
Pete Redfern Voicenote
Cassie Smyth Voicenote
Tom Worsley Voicenote
Nimisha Odedra (as Nim Odedra) Ensemble Actor
Al Jarrett Ensemble Actor
Rosie Holt Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Rachel E Thorn Writer
Kit Foxley Writer
Jade Gebbie Writer
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer
Carl Carzana Writer
Cody Dahler Writer
Chris Douch Writer
Alice Etches Writer
Sean Fee Writer
Mollie Goodfellow Writer
Rosie Holt Writer
James Huggett Writer
Jonny King Writer
Rob Lavender Writer
Martin Pilgrim Writer
Paul Read Writer
Twon Rue Writer
Peter Tellouche Writer
Jennifer Walker Writer
Pete Redfern Writer
Tom Worsley Writer
Cassie Smyth Writer
Sam Eley Writer
Iain Christie Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Production team
Rajiv Karia Producer
Sadia Azmat Producer
Sean Kerwin Sound Designer

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