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

John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2011 - 2024
  • 55 episodes (9 series)

Radio 4 sketch show written by and starring John Finnemore. Also features Simon Kane, Carrie Quinlan, Lawry Lewin and Margaret Cabourn-Smith.

  • Returns on Monday 27th May on Radio 4 at 2:15pm with 2024 Special

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 6

The final episode of the series contains a pure moment of happiness, a song for a season that does not usually get sung about and a curious tale about an invention that is probably not evil.


Sooty's a Bear
Whale Translator
Farenheit and Celsius
Little Green Men
Song - The Fifth of February
Does Anyone Want Anything?
Tesco Metro
Since You Ask Me - Twisted Science (Dr Kroopenstein)

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th November 2014
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 27th November 2014 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 27th November 2014 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 22nd July 2016 11:30am Radio 4
Sunday 26th August 2018 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 26th August 2018 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 26th August 2018 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 27th August 2018 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 14th October 2023 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

John Finnemore Various
Simon Kane Ensemble Actor
Carrie Quinlan Ensemble Actor
Lawry Lewin Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Writing team
John Finnemore Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer

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