Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section. Image shows from L to R: Drums (Ben Reynolds), Saxophone (Mark Brown), Alex Horne, Bass (Will Collier), Trumpet (Joe Auckland), Ed Sheldrake. Copyright: BBC
Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section

Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section

  • Radio comedy
  • BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra
  • 2011 - 2014
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Radio broadcast mixing comedy and music. Featuring Alex Horne and his five piece band. Stars Alex Horne, Joe Auckland, Mark Brown, Will Collier, Ben Reynolds and more.

  • An episode is repeated Saturday at 2pm on Radio 4 Extra

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 6

With guest stars comedian Matt Lucas and singer Liane Carroll.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Sunday 31st March 2013
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 5th April 2013 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Friday 5th April 2013 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 6th April 2013 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 7th April 2013 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 20th May 2017 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 6th January 2019 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 6th January 2019 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 6th January 2019 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 7th January 2019 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 9th September 2020 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 30th April 2022 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Joe Auckland Trumpet
Mark Brown Saxophone
Will Collier Bass
Ben Reynolds Drums
Ed Sheldrake Band
Guest cast
Matt Lucas Guest
Liane Carroll Guest
Writing team
Alex Horne Writer
Joe Auckland Writer
Mark Brown Writer
Will Collier Writer
Ben Reynolds Writer
Ed Sheldrake Writer
Production team
Julia McKenzie Producer


Matt Lucas performing Baked Potato

Matt Lucas joins Alex Horne and The Horne Section to perform his Shooting Stars classic, Baked Potato.

Featuring: Alex Horne & Matt Lucas.

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