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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 3, Episode 8

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter take a look the world of comedy. Featuring Robin Ince, Rob Deering and Roisin Conaty.


- Interview with Rob Deering and Roisin Conaty.
- Review: Pramface; Benidorm.
- Red Carpet News with Rachel Tregenza: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel with Judi Dench and Dev Patel.
- Conversation of the Week: Robin Ince.
- Lucy Porter's Dressing Room Interview: Humphrey Ker on performing Edinburgh shows after the Fringe.
- Review: Comedy on Twitter.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th February 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 24th February 2012 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 25th February 2012 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 26th February 2012 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Rachel Tregenza Host / Presenter
Robin Ince Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Rob Deering Guest
Judi Dench Guest
Dev Patel Guest
Humphrey Ker Guest
Production team
Frank Stirling Producer
Ruth Fitzsimons Producer

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