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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 5

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter bring a mix of news, reviews and interviews from the comedy world. They are joined by John Finnemore and Ava Vidal.

Further details


- Interview with John Finnemore and Ava Vidal.
- Review: Him & Her and Why Me?: The Very Important Emails of Bob Servant.
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: 'Comedy Clubs' with George Egg and Richard Morton.
- Conversation of the Week: Richard Herring.
- On the Red Carpet with Rachel Tregenza: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost on playing Thomson and Thompson in The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn.
- DVD review: Steve Coogan boxset.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th November 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
    Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
    Guest cast
    Rachel Tregenza Host / Presenter
    Richard Herring Guest
    George Egg Guest
    Richard Morton Guest
    John Finnemore Guest
    Ava Vidal Guest
    Simon Pegg Guest
    Nick Frost Guest
    Writing team
    Ed Byrne Writer
    Production team
    Ruth Fitzsimons Producer
    Anna Harrison Producer

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