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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.

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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
Wednesday 8th Feb 2017 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra

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