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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.

2012 Specials - Christmas Special

In a seasonal special, Ed Byrne is joined by comedians Kerry Godliman and Paul Chowdhry to preview much anticipated Christmas telly specials.

Further details

In a seasonal special, Ed Byrne is joined by comedians Kerry Godliman and Paul Chowdhry to preview much anticipated Christmas telly specials like Mrs Brown's Boys, Miranda, Friday Night Dinner and Panto!

Ed's also off to the theatre to investigate the traditional pantomime, while Lucy Porter goes backstage with Warwick Davies and Jarred Christmas to discuss the niceties of panto's naughty humour. Stand-up, writer and Would I Lie To You? team captain, Lee Mack joins Ed to converse in the aptly named Conversation of the Week.

Features

- Interview with Kerry Godliman and Paul Chowdhry.
- Review: Miranda.
- Lucy Porter's Dressing Room Interview: Jarred Christmas and Warwick Davis on panto.
- Review: Friday Night Dinner.
- Interview: Mel Giedroyc.
- Conversation of the Week: Lee Mack.
- Comedy Recommendations Over Christmas: Mrs Brown's Boys; Panto!

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 21st December 2012
Time
7:30am
Channel
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Kerry Godliman Guest
Paul Chowdhry Guest
Jarred Christmas Guest
Warwick Davis Guest
Mel Giedroyc Guest
Lee Mack Guest
Writing team
Ed Byrne Writer
Production team
Ruth Fitzsimons Producer
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