The Machynlleth Comedy Festival. Copyright: BBC.

The Machynlleth Comedy Festival

BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 4 Extra stand-up show from Machynlleth. 14 episodes (8 series), 2012 - 2020. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Mike Bubbins and Elis James.

The Machynlleth Comedy Festival. Copyright: BBC.

The Machynlleth Comedy Festival

BBC Radio's showcase of some of the acts appearing at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2012 - 2020
Channels
BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio 4 Extra
Episodes
14   (8 series)
Starring
Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Mike Bubbins and Elis James
Producer
Paul Forde

A programme showcasing some of the acts appearing at the Machynlleth Comedy Festival in Wales.

In some years, two cuts of the programme are put together - one for BBC Radio Wales, and one for BBC Radio 4 Extra. The episodes are similar but with some variation in which stand-up comedians are featured.

With festival didn't go ahead in 2020 due to the coronavirus crisis, but BBC Radio Wales broadcast three specials with comedians at home.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • The BBC Radio Wales Machynlleth Comedy Festival Showcase
  • The Machynlleth Stand-Up Show
  • Machynlleth Stand-Up Show
Laugh track
Yes and no; it varies

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 5th May 2012 on BBC Radio Wales at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 3rd May 2020 on BBC Radio Wales at 1:30pm
Last repeat
Monday 6th July 2020 at 6:30pm
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