Miranda Hart's Joke Shop. Miranda (Miranda Hart). Copyright: BBC.

Miranda Hart's Joke Shop

BBC Radio 2 sitcom. 5 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2007 - 2008. Stars Miranda Hart, Sarah Hadland, Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis, Jason Watkins, Catherine Shepherd, Belinda Stewart-Wilson and Dan Starkey.

Miranda Hart's Joke Shop

Radio sitcom in which Miranda Hart runs a joke shop

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2007 - 2008
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Episodes
5   (1 pilot + 1 series)
Starring
Miranda Hart, Sarah Hadland, Patricia Hodge, Tom Ellis, Jason Watkins, Catherine Shepherd, Belinda Stewart-Wilson and Dan Starkey
Writers
Miranda Hart, James Cary and Tony Roche
Producer
Dawn Ellis

Miranda is an unconventional woman: a tall, life-embracing, self-effacing clown, who's at her happiest amongst the wind-up teeth of her Joke Shop.

She's used her inheritance to buy a joke shop (much to her family's dismay), but lacking the organisational skills needed for retail - or anything else - Miranda has gone into partnership with Stevie, one of Britain's greatest humour vacuums.

Stevie mans the till for hours at a time whilst Miranda 'pops out' on regular, self-imposed challenges. Miranda is determined to suss out what it takes to be a girly girl, to deal with her outrageously embarrassing mother Penny in public places, to not look a complete idiot every time she meets the gorgeous Gary and to persuade other people to take life less seriously.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 26th May 2007 on BBC Radio 2 at 1pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 13th September 2008 on BBC Radio 2 at 1:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Saturday 18th February 2017 at 10:30pm on Radio 4 Extra