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.

Series 1, Episode 4

Rufus Hound is joined by Susan Calman as they presents a half-hour, weekly whizz through the world of comedy.

Further details


- Interview with Susan Calman.
- Behind the scenes at Sarah Millican's Support Group.
- Caught In The Bog: French and Saunders.
- Book and TV Review: Extreme Rambling: Walking Israel's Separation Barrier. For Fun. by Mark Thomas; Burnistoun.
- Reigonal Comedy Debate: Debate with Lloyd Langford.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th April 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rufus Hound Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Sarah Millican Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Simon Day Guest
Ruth Bratt Guest
Dawn French Guest
Jennifer Saunders Guest
Lloyd Langford Guest
Writing team
Rufus Hound Writer
Production team
John Pocock Producer

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