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John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme. Image shows from L to R: Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Lawry Lewin, John Finnemore, Carrie Quinlan, Simon Kane. Copyright: BBC.

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme

BBC Radio 4 sketch show written by and starring John Finnemore. 35 episodes (6 series), 2011 - 2017. Stars John Finnemore, Simon Kane, Carrie Quinlan, Lawry Lewin and others.

Another series is in development.

Production Details

Production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Also known as

John Finnemore's Sketch Show (Working title)

Laugh track
Live audience



BBC Radio Theatre

Recording dates
Series 1: 16/08/2011
Series 2: 07/07/2012, 14/07/2012 (RADA Studios), 14/09/2012
Series 3: 05/07/2013, 05/07/2013 (Afternoon recording), 15/07/2013, 05/08/2013 (Afternoon recording), 05/08/2013
Series 4: 07/07/2014 (Double recording Shaw Theatre), 07/07/2014 (Double recording Shaw Theatre)
Series 5: 04/11/2015 (Double recording), 26/11/2015 (Double recording Shaw Theatre), 02/12/2015 (Double recording)
Series 6: 23/09/2016, 07/10/2016, 19/10/2016, 19/10/2016, 23/11/2016

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 18th September 2011 on BBC Radio 4 at 7:15pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 31st January 2017 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 19th Aug 2017 at 10:35pm on Radio 4 Extra

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