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Rob Newman's Half-Full Philosophy Hour

BBC Radio 4 stand-up show about philosophy. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Rob Newman.

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Catch-up on Episode 3 on BBC Sounds   Episode 3 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra today at 7:30am.

Series 1, Episode 3 - On Being About The Law

Rob does battle with a philosopher and stands up for the role of the law in determining how people should behave. He also makes a strange discovery inside the halls of the BBC.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC Sounds

Tuesday 20th October 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Tuesday 27th October 2020 at 7:30am on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Tuesday 27th October 2020 at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
  3. Tuesday 27th October 2020 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  4. Wednesday 28th October 2020 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rob Newman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Kathy Clugston Self
Diana Speed Self
Writing team
Rob Newman Writer
Production team
Jon Harvey Producer
Polly Thomas Executive Producer