Sketchorama. Copyright: The Comedy Unit.


BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4 Extra sketch show showcasing sketch groups. 18 episodes (4 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck and Isy Suttie.


Radio 4's showcase of sketch acts. Featuring established and up-and-coming sketch groups performing in front of a live studio audience

Sketch Show
2012 - 2015
BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra
18   (4 series)
Gus Beattie
Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck and Isy Suttie
Thom Tuck, Humphrey Ker and Isy Suttie
Gus Beattie

Sketchorama is a format for Radio 4 which offers the same popular showcase dynamic as stand-up shows, but purely for comedy sketch groups.

Sketchorama aims to bring hidden gems and established live acts to the airwaves offering a truly distinctive and ambitious show for Radio 4.

Series 1 was hosted by Humphrey Ker, with Thom Tuck (also from The Penny Dreadfuls) the host from Series 2 and Series 3. Isy Suttie is the new host.

The show is notable for the special edition which featured a reunion for classic sketch group Absolutely.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • Sketchoholic (Working title)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 26th June 2012 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 26th August 2015 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last repeat
Tuesday 28th January 2020 at 10:30pm on Radio 4 Extra

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