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 8

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

Further details


- Song from Pippa Evans as Loretta Maine: "I'm Fine".
- Interview with Richard Herring.
- Seven-year-olds doing stand-up: The Comedy Academy for Kids with Celia Pacquola. Interview with Melissa O'Brien, Tiernan Douieb and Thom Tuck.
- Podcast review: Answer Me This; Mike Detective; The Bugle.
- Steve Pemberton, Christopher Biggins and Stephen McCrum on performing in drag.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th May 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rufus Hound Host / Presenter
Celia Pacquola Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Richard Herring Guest
Pippa Evans Guest
Melissa O'Brien Guest
Tiernan Douieb Guest
Thom Tuck Guest
Steve Pemberton Guest
Christopher Biggins Guest
Stephen McCrum Guest
Writing team
Rufus Hound Writer
Production team
John Pocock Producer

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