- 2005 - 2008
- BBC Radio 4
- 11 (1 pilot + 2 series)
- John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman
- 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.
- First broadcast
- Wednesday 4th April 2007 at 11pm on BBC Radio 4
- Last new broadcast
- Tuesday 15th July 2008 at 11pm on BBC Radio 4
- The Drill Hall - Series recorded on same day as broadcast