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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. 29 episodes (5 series), 2011 - 2016. 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 studio audience


Free tickets


BBC Radio Theatre

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
Thursday 11th February 2016 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 22nd Jul 2016 at 11:30am

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