What's So Funny?. Ed Byrne. Copyright: Unique Productions / BBC.

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 3

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

Further details


- 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

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of 2 further repeats of this episode

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?