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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 3, Episode 3

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter take a look the world of comedy. Guests this week include Dara O'Briain.

Further details


- Critics Veronica Lee and Stephen Armstrong review stand-ups Michael McIntyre, Kevin Bridges, Jimmy Carr.
- Red Carpet News with Rachel Tregenza: BAFTA nominations. Interview with Daniel Radcliffe and Chris O'Dowd about Bridesmaids, and writer of The Guard, John Michael McDonagh.
- Reviews: Watson and Oliver; Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy; future sitcoms by Will Self, Jack Whitehall and Chris O'Dowd.
- Lucy Porter's Dressing Room Interview: Sanderson Jones on his show "Comedysale.com".
- Conversation of the Week: Dara O'Briain.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th January 2012
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
    Stephen Armstrong Guest
    Daniel Radcliffe Guest
    Chris O'Dowd Guest
    John Michael McDonagh Guest
    Sanderson Jones Guest
    Dara O Briain Guest
    Production team
    Frank Stirling Producer
    Ruth Fitzsimons Producer

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