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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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