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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 6

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


- Sony Radio Awards: Interviews with Jason Byrne, Frank Skinner, Nicholas Parsons, Tim Westwood and Arthur Smith.
- Interview with Isy Suttie.
- Interview with Andrew Collins about writing Mr Blue Sky.
- TV and Radio Review (and Preview): Incredible Women; Næturvaktin (The Night Shift).
- Isy Suttie performs a song: "Prince and Princess".
- Discussion: Tania Harrison - Are awards good for comedians?

Broadcast details

Friday 13th May 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 13th May 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 14th May 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Rufus Hound Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Andrew Collins Guest
Isy Suttie Guest
Jason Byrne Guest
Frank Skinner Guest
Nicholas Parsons Guest
Tim Westwood Guest
Arthur Smith Guest
Tania Harrison Guest
Writing team
Rufus Hound Writer
Production team
John Pocock Producer

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