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 2, Episode 6 - History

Hosts Ali Official and Athena Kugblenu are joined by Nim Odedra, Will Robbins and Will Sebag-Montefiore for an episode of the sketch show written by public submissions. And this week, all sketches, voicenotes and one-liners are on the topic of history. Expect Married AAt First Sight with a twist, a misunderstanding in the WW1 trenches and the discovery of milk.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd June 2023
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Cast & crew

Athena Kugblenu Host / Presenter
Ali Shahalom (as Ali Official) Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Chris Ballard Voicenote
Joseph Bates (as Joe Bates) Voicenote
Annabel Edmonds Voicenote
Gavin Webb Voicenote
Nimisha Odedra (as Nim Odedra) Ensemble Actor
William Sebag-Montefiore (as Will Sebag-Montefiore) Ensemble Actor
Will Robbins Ensemble Actor
Writing team
James Gill Writer
Rebecca Bain Writer
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer
Joseph Bates (as Joe Bates) Writer
Cody Dahler Writer
James Huggett Writer
Chris Ballard Writer
David Duncan Writer
Cassie Smyth Writer
David Elliott Writer
Andre Panayi Writer
Chris Smith Writer
Adrian Fisk Writer
Callum Jones Writer
Angela Nesi Writer
Anna Brook-Mitchell Writer
Will Robbins Writer
Annabel Edmonds Writer
Gavin Webb Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Script Editor
Laura Major Script Editor
Production team
Rajiv Karia Producer
Joshan Chana Sound Designer

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