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

What Does The K Stand For?

BBC Radio 4 sitcom / stand-up about the childhood of Stephen K Amos. 16 episodes (3 series), 2013 - 2017. Stars Stephen K Amos, Shaquille Ali-Yebuah, Fatou Sohna, Ellen Thomas and others.

Series 2, Episode 6 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Sunday at 10:30pm.

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.

What Does The K Stand For?

Stephen K Amos delves back into his South London childhood in this radio sitcom

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

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)

Production Details

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Also known as
  • Stephen K Amos sitcom (Working title)
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 27th November 2013 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 15th February 2017 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 2 Episode 6: Sunday at 10:30pm on Radio 4 Extra
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