Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown. Rich Hall. Copyright: BBC.

Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown

BBC Radio 4 stand-up series about US politics. 8 episodes (1 series), 2016 - 2019. Stars Rich Hall, Nick Doody, Lewis Macleod, Debra Stephenson and Mike Wilmot.

Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown. Rich Hall. Copyright: BBC.

Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown

Rich Hall hosts this Radio 4 series in which comedians and experts look at US politics

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2016 - 2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
8   (1 series)
Starring
Rich Hall, Nick Doody, Lewis Macleod, Debra Stephenson and Mike Wilmot
Writers
Rich Hall and Nick Doody
Producer
Joe Nunnery

This show started with multi award-winning comedian and US Citizen Rich Hall following the closing stages of the 2016 US Presidential race, offering an acerbic look at the electoral system and the two candidates vying for the most important job in the world.

A combination of stand-up, sketch and interview, Rich Hall's (US Election) Breakdown was broadcast 'live' from the fictional IBBC network in Washington to the whole of the United States.

The show now continues as a general look across the pond at the current state of US Politics.

Rich and his producer Nick Doody take calls from every corner of the United States to hear the concerns of voters, offering their take on the issues troubling the American electorate.

Production Details

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Also known as
  • Rich Hall's (US Election) Breakdown (Series 1 title)
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 19th October 2016 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 4th July 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 12th July 2019 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra
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