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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 2, Episode 2

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter bring a mix of news, reviews and interviews from the comedy world. With Elvis McGonagall, Matt Harvey, Hal Cruttenden, Adam Hills and Bruce Dessau.

Further details


- Comedy poetry discussion with Elvis McGonagall, Matt Harvey and Lucy Porter.
- Review of Spy and Two Episodes of MASH
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: Compare Hal Cruttenden.
- Conversation of the Week: Adam Hills.
- News from the Red Carpet with Carla Battisti: Life's Too Short.
- Tour reviews with Bruce Dessau.
- DVD Review: Psychoville Halloween special.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th October 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
    Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Carla Battisti Host / Presenter
    Elvis McGonagall Guest
    Matt Harvey Guest
    Hal Cruttenden Guest
    Adam Hills Guest
    Bruce Dessau Guest
    Ricky Gervais Self
    Writing team
    Ed Byrne Writer
    Production team
    Frank Stirling Producer
    Ruth Fitzsimons Producer

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