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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.

Series 1, Episode 12

Rufus Hound talks comedy with Robert Popper as they gossip, banter and review what is happening in the world of comedy this week.

Further details


- Song from Wilfredo (Matt Roper): "21st September".
- Interview with Robert Popper.
- The BBC New Comedy Awards 2011: Interview with Lewis Carnie, Sarah Millican, Jane Berthoud and Stephen K. Amos.
- Interview with Angela Barnes, winner of the BBC New Comedy Award 2011.
- Asian comedy and Twinkle Twinkle Star: Interview with Sam Bhattacharjee, Terry Newman and Omar Khan.
- News bulletin with Celia Pacquola.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th June 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Rufus Hound Host / Presenter
    Celia Pacquola Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Sarah Millican Guest
    Robert Popper Guest
    Matt Roper (as Wilfredo) Guest
    Lewis Carnie Guest
    Stephen K Amos Guest
    Jane Berthoud Guest
    Angela Barnes Guest
    Sam Bhattacharjee Guest
    Terry Newman Guest
    Omar Khan Guest
    Writing team
    Rufus Hound Writer
    Production team
    John Pocock Producer

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