Natalie Haynes.

Natalie Haynes Stands Up For The Classics

BBC Radio 4 stand-up show about the ancient world. 28 episodes (7 series), 2014 - 2021. Stars Natalie Haynes.

Returns Tuesday at 11:30am. Episode Guide
Series 1, Episode 3 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Sunday at 12:30pm.

Natalie Haynes Stands Up For The Classics. Natalie Haynes. Copyright: BBC.

Natalie Haynes Stands Up For The Classics

Natalie Haynes takes a fresh look at the ancient world, creating a stand-up routine about a figure from ancient Greece or Rome

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2014 - 2021
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
28   (7 series)
Star
Natalie Haynes
Writer
Natalie Haynes
Producers
Christine Hall and Mary Ward-Lowery

Natalie Haynes, critic, writer and reformed stand-up comedian, brings the ancient world entertainingly up to date.

In each of the programmes she profiles a figure from ancient Greece or Rome and creates a stand-up routine around them. She then goes in search of the links which make the ancient world still very relevant in the 21st century.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Yes and no; it varies

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 24th March 2014 on BBC Radio 4 at 4pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 7th June 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 4:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 3: Sunday at 12:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 1 Episode 3: Sunday at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Series 1 Episode 3: Sunday at 10pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Series 1 Episode 3: Monday at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  5. Series 1 Episode 4: Sunday 23rd May at 12:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  6. Series 1 Episode 4: Sunday 23rd May at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  7. Series 1 Episode 4: Sunday 23rd May at 10pm on Radio 4 Extra
  8. Series 1 Episode 4: Monday 24th May at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra
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