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 8

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter bring a mix of news, reviews and interviews from the comedy world. With guests Brendon Burns and Veronica Lee.

Further details


- DVD reviews: Reginald D. Hunter Live; Mark Watson Live; Alan Carr Specy Beast; Greg Davies Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog; Craig Campbell Death of a Badger.
- Conversation of the Week: Andy Parsons.
- On the Red Carpet with Rachel Tregenza: Interview with Robin Williams on Happy Feet Two.
- TV review: Black Mirror.
- Lucy Porter's dressing room interview: 'Festivals' with Sarah Kendall.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th 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
Veronica Lee Guest
Brendon Burns Guest
Andy Parsons Guest
Robin Williams Guest
Sarah Kendall Guest
Writing team
Ed Byrne Writer
Production team
Frank Stirling Producer
Ruth Fitzsimons Producer

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