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

Edinburgh Special

Jason Cook brings guests and music along with news, reviews and gossip on front-runners for the prestigious comedy award. Featuring Dave Gorman, Isy Suttie, Nick Helm, Michael Winslow, James Acaster and The Horne Section.

Preview clips

Further details

What's So Funny?. Jason Cook. Copyright: Unique Productions / BBC


- A poem about the Fringe by Nick Helm.
- Interview with Dave Gorman.
- The Horne Section perform with James Acaster.
- Interview with Michael Winslow.
- A song from Isy Suttie: Love Song in Welsh.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th August 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 20th August 2011 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Jason Cook Host / Presenter
Dave Gorman Guest
Nick Helm Guest
Isy Suttie Guest
James Acaster Guest
Michael Winslow Guest
Joe Auckland Guest
Mark Brown Guest
Will Collier Guest
Ben Reynolds Guest
Joe Stilgoe Guest
Alex Horne Guest
Writing team
Jason Cook Writer
Production team
John Pocock Producer


Jason Cook tries to round up guests

Jason Cook has trouble finding guests to appear on the What's So Funny? Edinburgh special.

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