Julia Sutherland
A Funny Kind Of...

A Funny Kind Of...

  • Radio chat show / stand-up
  • BBC Radio Scotland
  • 2014 - 2017
  • 13 episodes (5 series)

Julia Sutherland introduces and talks to stand-up comedians who look for laughs in some of life's darker places.

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A Funny Kind Of Life And Death, Episode 2

Further discussion with comedians who found humour in the subject of death.

Further details

Stand-up Gary Little found humour in his mother's dying moments and his father's morbid fears; Comedian Jack Rooke experienced heart-breaking bereavement as a teenager, but is on a mission to help others seek happiness after tragedy; Beth Vyse turns the story of her own terrifying diagnosis into a surprisingly hilarious and illuminating tale; and Elaine Malcolmson seems to make light of death - but reveals an unexpectedly personal twist.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 2015
BBC Radio Scotland
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 3rd October 2015 11:30am Radio Scot
Friday 24th June 2016 1:30pm Radio Scot
Saturday 25th June 2016 11:30am Radio Scot

Cast & crew

Julia Sutherland Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Gary Little Guest
Jack Rooke Guest
Beth Vyse Guest
Elaine Malcolmson Guest

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