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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 11

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter bring a mix of news, reviews and interviews from the comedy world. With guest Sarah Millican.


- Interview with Alex Horne and Rich Fulcher.
- Review: Stage version of The Ladykillers; The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff.
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: Dan Wright and Paul F. Taylor on driving to and from gigs.
- Review: I, Partridge audiobook.
- Red Carpet News with Rachel Tregenza: Simon Pegg on Mission: Impossible and Star Trek.
- Conversation of the Week: Sarah Millican.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th December 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 16th December 2011 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 17th December 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 18th December 2011 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rachel Tregenza Host / Presenter
Sarah Millican Guest
Alex Horne Guest
Simon Pegg Guest
Rich Fulcher Guest
Dan Wright Guest
Paul F Taylor Guest
Writing team
Ed Byrne Writer
Production team
Frank Stirling Producer
Anna Harrison Producer

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