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

Political Animal

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 11 episodes (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

Sketch Show
2005 - 2008
BBC Radio 4
11   (2 series)
John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman
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.

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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