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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 7

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter bring a mix of news, reviews and interviews from the comedy world. With this week's guest Tom Allen.


- Interview with Tom Allen and Lucy Porter.
- Panel show discussion and review: Dilemma and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.
- On the Red Carpet with Rachel Tregenza: Interview with Alan Carr about Spexy Beast.
- Review: The Cafe.
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: 'Mixing stand-up and other work' with Holly Walsh.
- Conversation of the Week: Jason Manford.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th November 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 18th November 2011 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 19th November 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 20th November 2011 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rachel Tregenza Host / Presenter
Tom Allen Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Holly Walsh Guest
Jason Manford Guest
Writing team
Ed Byrne Writer
Production team
Frank Stirling Producer
Ruth Fitzsimons Producer

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