British Comedy Guide

The News At Bedtime. Image shows from L to R: Jim Tweedledee (Peter Capaldi), John Tweedledum (Jack Dee). Copyright: BBC.

The News At Bedtime

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 8 episodes (1 series), 2009 - 2010. Stars Jack Dee, Peter Capaldi, Lucy Montgomery, Vicki Pepperdine, Dan Tetsell and Lewis Macleod.

See Also

On The Hour

Radio news satire presented by Chris Morris which was renowned for its savage dissection of news and current affairs programming and presentation.


The Day Today

Following on from Radio 4's On The Hour, The Day Today is a biting satirical swipe at television news in the early 1990s.


The Thick Of It

Satirical political sitcom. Number 10's foul-mouthed policy enforcer Malcolm Tucker rules the Government's PR team with an iron fist.


Lead Balloon

Sitcom starring Jack Dee as Rick Spleen, a grumpy misanthropic stand-up comedian whose life is plagued by let downs and embarrassment.


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