Radio 2's History Of British Comedy. David Mitchell. Copyright: Made In Manchester Productions
Radio 2's History Of British Comedy

Radio 2's History Of British Comedy

  • Radio documentary
  • BBC Radio 2
  • 2013
  • 4 episodes (1 series)

Four part series in which David Mitchell traces the history of British humour, from 1913 to the present day. Features David Mitchell.

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2013
Channels
BBC Radio 2
Episodes
4 (1 series)
Feature
David Mitchell
Writer
Phil Collinge
Producers
Phil Collinge and Ashley Byrne
Companies

In a landmark Radio 2 series, David Mitchell traces the history of British comedy from Music Hall to the modern day.

Featuring a host of all-new interviews with performers, agents, producers, academics and comedy writers - plus some of the funniest archive ever brought together in the name of entertainment.

Each episode focuses on a different period of comedy history - see our episode guides for more information.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 5th March 2013 at 10pm on BBC Radio 2
Most recent repeats
  • Thursday 18th December 2014 at 10:00pm on Radio 2 - Episode 4
  • Thursday 4th December 2014 at 10:00pm on Radio 2 - Episode 3
  • Thursday 27th November 2014 at 10:00pm on Radio 2 - Episode 2

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