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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 12

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter bring a mix of news, reviews and interviews from the comedy world. With Scott Capurro and Stephen Armstrong.


- Interview with Scott Capurro and Stephen Armstrong.
- Review: Absolutely Fabulous; The Royal Bodyguard; Hacks.
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: Helen Keen on "The Bright Club" and science-based comedy.
- Red Carpet News from Kim Pigeon: Stephen Fry on Sherlock Holmes: A Game on Shadows.
- Conversation of the Week: Graham Linehan.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd December 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 23rd December 2011 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 24th December 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 25th December 2011 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Kim Pigeon Host / Presenter
Stephen Armstrong Guest
Scott Capurro Guest
Helen Keen Guest
Stephen Fry Guest
Graham Linehan Guest
Writing team
Ed Byrne Writer
Production team
Ruth Fitzsimons Producer
Anna Harrison Producer

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