Political Animal. Image shows from L to R: John Oliver, Andy Zaltzman. Copyright: Avalon Television / BBC.

Political Animal

BBC Radio 4 stand-up show presented by John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman. 11 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 2005 - 2008. Stars John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman.

Political Animal

Radio show featuring political stand-up and sketches, hosted by John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2005 - 2008
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
11   (1 pilot + 2 series)
Starring
John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman
Producers
Richard Grocock and Alison Carpenter

John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman host this late-night satirical show which mixes stand-up and sketches. The programme features a wide range of guests performing cutting-edge political satire. The series is based on the hit live stand-up shows of the same name.

Featuring cutting-edge satire from an exciting mix of new and more established acts, Political Animal is an incisive, unpredictable, and richly entertaining show, offering political comedy which reaches far beyond the bounds of Westminster into the broader issues which shape the world today.

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 4th April 2007 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 15th July 2008 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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