Geoff Norcott.

Geoff Norcott: It's OK To Change Your Mind

BBC Radio 4 stand-up special. 1 episode in 2021. Stars Geoff Norcott.

Geoff Norcott: It's OK To Change Your Mind

Stand-up special from Geoff Norcott in which he looks at long-held beliefs

BBC Radio 4
Geoff Norcott
Geoff Norcott
Alison Vernon-Smith

Don't worry, Geoff hasn't suddenly become a raging Socialist.

But one consequence of Covid is that he, like many people, has had his most solid convictions challenged repeatedly by events.

In this audience comedy show Geoff considers a lot of long-held beliefs that have been challenged by a politically and culturally turbulent twelve months;. it's confusing to have a supposedly right-wing government locking us at home getting cheered on by large parts of the left and it's a lot harder to explain why you believe in a small state when the government is in the process of successfully rolling out a vaccine.

We've seen Remainers denounce the EU over vaccines and - weirdest of all - we have a popular conservative chancellor.

People ask Geoff if he regrets voting for a conservative govt, but looking at the casual attitude to debt, he now regrets not getting one.

It's not just the Tories. It now seems the police's main role is to question why people are sitting down on benches whilst standing back from actual riots. As beliefs get challenged, statues fall and breakfast TV presenters get cancelled Geoff pauses to take it all in.

This show will be an attempt to get to grips with what happens to convictions and ideology when a pandemic comes along and turns everything on its head

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Virtual audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 29th April 2021 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Episode length
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 15th September 2021 at 11:30am

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