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Tim Key.

Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme

BBC Radio 4 sitcom / stand-up. 19 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2015. Stars Tim Key, Tom Basden and Katy Wix.

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Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme

Edinburgh comedy award-winner Tim Key grapples with different themes through the medium of comic poetry. With Tom Basden getting in the way

Genres
Sitcom, Stand-Up
Broadcast
2012 - 2015
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
19   (3 series)
Starring
Tim Key, Tom Basden and Katy Wix
Writer
Tim Key
Producer
James Robinson

Each week Tim Key explores a different theme, with poems ranging in length and style - from the short and frivolous to the longer-form epics. But every poem, short or long, represents a vivid journey through an absurd, yet strangely compelling, imagination.

Tim is accompanied by his 'good-looking musical chimp' Tom Basden. The pair's mutual contempt often bubbles over into open hostility and occasional violence. But they are best friends really.

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