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What's So Funny?

What's So Funny?

  • Radio factual
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra
  • 2011 - 2013
  • 44 episodes (3 series)

BBC Radio 4 Extra show which presents a half-hour look at the world of current British comedy, featuring guests, news, reviews and previews. Features Rufus Hound, Celia Pacquola, Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 11

Rufus Hound talks comedy with Russell Kane and Roisin Conaty as they gossip, banter and review what is happening in the world of comedy this week.

Further details


- Song from Carly Smallman: "I Like Being Middle Class".
- Interview with Russell Kane.
- Danny Robins on Swedish comedy: Interview with Tobias Persson, Magnus Betnér and Mick Taylor.
- Interview with Roisin Conaty.
- Podcast feature: Interview with Helen Zaltzman, Olly Mann, Ben Walker and Paddy's.

Broadcast details

Friday 17th June 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 17th June 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 18th June 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Rufus Hound Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Danny Robins Host / Presenter
Russell Kane Guest
Carly Smallman Guest
Tobias Persson Guest
Magnus Betnér Guest
Mick Taylor Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Helen Zaltzman Guest
Olly Mann Guest
Ben Walker Guest
Ben Clark Guest
Matthew Crosby Guest
Tom Parry Guest
Writing team
Rufus Hound Writer
Production team
John Pocock Producer

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