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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 12

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


- 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


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 24th June 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 25th June 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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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