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.

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Series 1, Episode 6

Athena Kugblenu and Ali Official are joined by Finlay Christie, Sikisa and Funmbi Omotayo. This week we look at Rowan Atkinson's attacks on cancel culture via the medium of slapstick, Generation Z and the end of Internet Explorer.

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd June 2022
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 27th 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
James Docherty Voicenote
Selina Eagney Voicenote
Stuart Horgan Voicenote
Robbie Sunderland Voicenote
Finlay Christie Ensemble Actor
Funmbi Omotayo Ensemble Actor
Sikisa (as Sikisa Bostwick-Barnes) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Will Adnams Writer
Jade Gebbie Writer
Helena Langdon Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer
Carl Carzana Writer
Cody Dahler Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
Peter Tellouche Writer
David Duncan Writer
Mark Granger Writer
Joby Mageean Writer
Hamish Lloyd Barnes Writer
James Docherty Writer
Tai Campbell Writer
Nick Chen Writer
Finlay Christie Writer
Erika Ehler Writer
Adam Hopkins Writer
Leonie Simmons Writer
Selina Eagney Writer
Stuart Horgan Writer
Robbie Sunderland Writer
Maia Tassalini Writer
Rhiannon Shaw Script Editor
Laura Major Script Editor
Production team
Rajiv Karia Producer
Sadia Azmat Producer
Sean Kerwin Sound Designer

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