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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 7

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

Further details


- Interview with Jocelyn Jee Esien.
- The BBC Radio 2 New Comedy Award 2011 - interview with Alison Vernon-Smith and Lianne Coop.
- Film review: Attack The Block.
- Review of Uncaged Monkeys: Robin Ince and Brian Cox.
- Caught in the Bog: Doc Brown.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th May 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 20th May 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 21st May 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Rufus Hound Host / Presenter
Celia Pacquola Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jocelyn Jee Esien Guest
Alison Vernon-Smith Guest
Lianne Coop Guest
Robin Ince Guest
Brian Cox Guest
Ben Bailey Smith (as Doc Brown) Guest
Writing team
Rufus Hound Writer
Production team
John Pocock Producer

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