Jesting About.

Jesting About

BBC Local Radio sketch show. 14 episodes (4 series), 2011 - 2016.

Jesting About.

Jesting About

Comedy sketches created by some of the North East's newest writers, broadcast on BBC Newscastle

Sketch Show
2011 - 2016
BBC Local Radio
14   (4 series)
Ben Walker, Helen Spencer and Steve Drayton

Comedy sketches written by some of the North East's newest writers, showcased on local BBC radio stations in the North East (BBC Newcastle primarily, and BBC Tees sometimes).

The sketches come from the BBC's Jesting About initiative - a partnership between BBC North and screen agency Northern Film & Media which aims to find and develop the best comedy talent in the North East.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 22nd April 2011 on BBC Local Radio at 7pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 25th July 2016 on BBC Local Radio at 5:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Wednesday 2nd May 2012 at 9:30am