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Radio 2's History Of British Comedy

BBC Radio 2 documentary. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2013. Features David Mitchell.

Radio 2's History Of British Comedy

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

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2013
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Episodes
4   (1 series)
Features
David Mitchell
Writer
Phil Collinge
Producer
Phil Collinge

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.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 5th March 2013 on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 26th March 2013 on BBC Radio 2 at 10pm
Length of episodes
1 hour
Last repeat
Thursday 18th December 2014 at 10:00pm