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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 2, Episode 10

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter bring a mix of news, reviews and interviews from the comedy world. This week's special guest is Omid Djalili.

Further details


- Interview with Steve Punt.
- Review: North by Northamptonshire; Rob Brydon's autobiography Small Man in a Book.
- Red Carpet News with Carla Battisti: Alexander Armstrong and Ben Miller on Felix and Murdo.
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: Mark Johnson on promoting comedians.
- Review: Little Crackers.
- Conversation of the Week: Omid Djalili.

Broadcast details

Friday 9th December 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 9th December 2011 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 10th December 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 11th December 2011 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Carla Battisti Host / Presenter
Steve Punt Guest
Alexander Armstrong Guest
Ben Miller Guest
Mark Johnson Guest
Omid Djalili Guest
Writing team
Ed Byrne Writer
Production team
Frank Stirling Producer
Anna Harrison Producer

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