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The Problem With Adam Bloom

The Problem With Adam Bloom

  • Radio stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2003 - 2005
  • 17 episodes (3 series)

Comedian Adam Bloom sets the world to rights, with help from his fellow comics. Also features Rob Rouse, Brendon Burns, Stefano Paolini, Sarah Kennedy and Hattie Hayridge

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 1 - Reading

Reading is this week's problem with Adam Bloom. More specifically, the problem Adam has reading aloud. He had such negative experiences at school, he managed to avoid reading a book for much of his adult life. But he does find one novel that inspires him to start reading again. With Rob Rouse, Hattie Hayridge and Stefano Paolini.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 26th October 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 8th January 2012 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 16th January 2014 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 24th October 2015 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 26th March 2018 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 19th October 2019 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 15th January 2022 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 22nd January 2022 2:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 23rd January 2022 2:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Adam Bloom Host / Presenter
Rob Rouse Ensemble Actor
Stefano Paolini Ensemble Actor
Hattie Hayridge Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Adam Bloom Writer
Production team
Adam Bromley Producer

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