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

Political Animal

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 10 episodes (2 series), 2007 - 2008. Stars John Oliver and Andy Zaltzman.

Series 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 10th June 2008

With Mark Steel, Paul Sinha and Lewis Schaffer


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 17th June 2008

With Frankie Boyle, Ian Stone and Stewart Lee.



First broadcast: Tuesday 24th June 2008

Special addition recorded from New York, featuring American comedians. With John Mulaney, Mike Birbiglia and Lee Camp.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 1st July 2008

With Glenn Wool, Shappi Khorsandi and John Hegley.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 8th July 2008

With Steve Hughes, Natalie Haynes and Nick Doody.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 15th July 2008

With Stephen Grant, Chris Addison and David Cross.