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The Frequency Of Laughter: A History Of Radio Comedy

BBC Radio 4 documentary. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2014. Features Grace Dent.

Series 1

1. 1975-1980

First broadcast: Saturday 1st November 2014

Graeme Garden and John Lloyd look at radio comedy in the late 1970s.

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2. 1980-1985

First broadcast: Saturday 8th November 2014

Grace Dent interviews Angus Deayton and Michael Knowles about their experiences of making radio comedy in the early 1980s.

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3. 1985-1990

First broadcast: Saturday 15th November 2014

Grace Dent talks to Hugh Dennis and Jim Eldridge about their experiences of making radio comedy in the late 1980s.

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4. 1990-1995

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd November 2014

Grace Dent interviews Richard Herring and Sarah Smith about their experiences of making radio comedy in the early 1990s.

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5. 1995-2000

First broadcast: Saturday 29th November 2014

Grace Dent interviews Paul Schlesinger and Meera Syal about their experiences of making radio comedy in the late 1990s.

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6. 2000-2005

First broadcast: Saturday 6th December 2014

Justin Edwards and Jan Ravens talk about their experiences of making radio comedy in the early 2000s.

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