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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 2

Rufus Hound is joined by Jenny Eclair with news, reviews and previews of what's happening in comedy this week.

Further details


- Comedy News this Week, read by Celia Pacquola.
- Interview with Jenny Eclair.
- Tim Key book reading: 25 Poems, 3 Recipes and 32 Other Suggestions (An Inventory).
- TV and Radio Review: Living With Mother; Life Of Riley; And The Winner Is....
- Caught In The Bog: Alun Cochrane.
- Controversal Comedy Debate: Debate with Deborah Francis.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th April 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 15th April 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 16th April 2011 1:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Rufus Hound Host / Presenter
Celia Pacquola Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jenny Eclair Guest
Tim Key Guest
Alun Cochrane Guest
Deborah Francis Guest
Writing team
Rufus Hound Writer
Production team
John Pocock Producer

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