Lee Ridley.

The Thirteen Million Club

BBC Radio 4 stand-up showcase of disabled comedians. 1 episode in 2020. Stars Lee Ridley, Tanyalee Davis, Jamie MacDonald, Jess Thom and Don Biswas.

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The Thirteen Million Club

Lost Voice Guy hosts a showcase of stand-up acts with disabilities

Genre
Stand-Up
Broadcast
2020
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Lee Ridley, Tanyalee Davis, Jamie MacDonald, Jess Thom and Don Biswas
Producers
Lianne Coop and Mark Watson

According to the charity Scope, more than 13 million people in the UK identify as having some kind of disability; yet 50 percent of British adults say they don't know any disabled people. This is a remarkable snapshot of the contrast between the part the disabled play in our society, and the amount of attention we collectively pay to them. The Thirteen Million Club is a bold, ballsy backlash against this tendency - a stand-up showcase which shines a light on large pockets of the country we don't hear from enough - either on the radio or anywhere else.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Virtual audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 24th November 2020 on BBC Radio 4 at 11pm
Episode length
30 minutes
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