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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 3

Ed Byrne, Veronica Lee and Ian Stone debate British comedy, Rafe Spall talks comic acting and Lucy Porter meets Phil Nichol.


- Interview with Pete Versus Life star Rafe Spall.
- News from the Red Carpet: Joe Pasquale.
- Ian Stone and Veronica Lee review Pete Versus Life and Frankie Boyle's book.
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: Phil Nichol.
- TV review: Holy Flying Circus.
- Tour reviews with Veronica Lee.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st October 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 21st October 2011 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 22nd October 2011 5:30pm Radio 4

Cast & crew

Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Carla Battisti Host / Presenter
Rafe Spall Guest
Ian Stone Guest
Veronica Lee Guest
Phil Nichol Guest
Joe Pasquale Self
Writing team
Ed Byrne Writer
Production team
Frank Stirling Producer
Ruth Fitzsimons Producer

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