What's So Funny?. Ed Byrne. Copyright: Unique Productions / BBC.

What's So Funny?

BBC Radio 4 Extra factual. 44 episodes (3 series), 2011 - 2013. Features Rufus Hound, Celia Pacquola, Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter.

What's So Funny?

BBC Radio 4 Extra show which presents a half-hour look at the world of current British comedy, featuring guests, news, reviews and previews

Genre
Factual
Broadcast
2011 - 2013
Channel
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Episodes
44   (3 series)
Features
Rufus Hound, Celia Pacquola, Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter
Writers
Rufus Hound and Ed Byrne
Producers
John Pocock, Frank Stirling and Ruth Fitzsimons

BBC Radio 4 Extra presents a weekly half-hour whizz through the world of comedy. What's So Funny? is a magazine show solely devoted to all things comedy. The host is joined by guests with news, reviews and previews of what's happening in the land of laughter.

Rufus Hound hosted the first series. From Series 2, the show has been hosted by Ed Byrne, with interviews conducted by Lucy Porter.

Since March 2012 the show has been run on an occasional basis, rather than weekly.

Production Details

Production companies
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 8th April 2011 on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 10am
Last new broadcast
Friday 29th March 2013 on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 7:30am
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Sunday 31st March 2013 at 5:30am

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