Rufus Hound.

My Teenage Diary

BBC Radio 4 chat show in which guests read their diaries. 53 episodes (9 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Rufus Hound.

Another series is in development.

Rufus Hound.

My Teenage Diary

Radio 4 series in which guests read embarrassing extracts from their teenage diaries. Hosted by Rufus Hound

Chat Show
2009 - 2020
BBC Radio 4
53   (9 series)
Rufus Hound
Victoria Payne and Harriet Jaine

An 'intimate' BBC radio comedy show in which Rufus Hound gives comedians and other celebrities the chance to revisit their formative years by dusting off and reading out in public "their hormone-fuelled angst-ridden diaries".

Before they begin, the performer puts their diary excerpt into context by recounting the back-story and revealing how old they were when the extract was written, what year it was written and why it makes them cringe.

The series has a strong biographical element, unearthing hidden gems from the guest's life and revealing intimate details of their teenage experiences and personality.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 1st April 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 9th June 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last repeat
Saturday 29th May 2021 at 7:15pm

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