Listen Against. Image shows from L to R: Alice Arnold, Jon Holmes. Copyright: BBC
Listen Against

Listen Against

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2007 - 2011
  • 16 episodes (4 series)

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes, Listen Against uses actual BBC footage and presenters to create a surreal broadcasting world. Stars Jon Holmes, Alice Arnold, James Bachman, Justin Edwards, David Mara and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1

Jon Holmes reports from The Archers fan convention in Las Vegas.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 18th November 2008
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 28th August 2009 11:30pm Radio 4
Wednesday 25th January 2012 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 12th May 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 9th February 2015 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 23rd February 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 21st May 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 13th January 2022 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 15th January 2022 3:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 16th January 2022 3:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Jon Holmes Host / Presenter
Alice Arnold Host / Presenter
Justin Edwards Ensemble Actor
David Mara Ensemble Actor
Catherine Shepherd Ensemble Actor
Kim Wall Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Carl Carter Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Bill Dare Writer
Joel Morris Writer
Jason Hazeley Writer
Carl Carter Writer
Matt Charlton Writer
Sam Bryant Writer
Jon Holmes Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Production team
Jon Holmes Producer
Sam Bryant Producer
Gareth Gwynn Editor
Adam Buxton Editor

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