What Does The K Stand For?. Stephen K Amos. Copyright: BBC
What Does The K Stand For?

What Does The K Stand For?

  • Radio sitcom / stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2013 - 2017
  • 16 episodes (3 series)

Stephen K Amos delves back into his South London childhood in this radio sitcom. Also features Shaquille Ali-Yebuah, Fatou Sohna, Ellen Thomas, Don Gilet, Frankie Wilson and more.

What Does The K Stand For?. Image shows from L to R: Young Stephen (Shaquille Ali-Yebuah), Stephanie Amos (Fatou Sohna), Miss Collins (Gemma Whelan), Stephen K Amos, PE Teacher (Harry Jardine), Fanni (Emerald O'Hanrahan), Virginia Amos (Ellen Thomas), Vincent Amos (Don Gilet). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genres
Sitcom, Stand-Up
Broadcast
2013 - 2017
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
16 (3 series)
Stars
Stephen K Amos, Shaquille Ali-Yebuah, Fatou Sohna, Ellen Thomas, Don Gilet, Frankie Wilson, Michelle Butterly, Gemma Whelan and more
Writers
Stephen K Amos and Jonathan Harvey
Producers
Colin Anderson and Paul Sheehan
Companies

Stephen K Amos takes a trip back to his South London childhood, in a series co-created with multi-award-winning British playwright, Jonathan Harvey (Gimme Gimme Gimme).

What Does The K Stand For? revolves around Younger Stephen's life at home and school, with all the issues of being a teenager complicated further by also being black, gay and funny.

Stephen K Amos hosts each show, adding stand-up narration and his own comic perspective.

(The answer to the show's title: The comedian's middle name is Kehinde)

Additional details

Also known as
  • Stephen K Amos sitcom (Working title)
Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 27th November 2013 at 6:30pm on BBC Radio 4
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • BBC Radio Theatre

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