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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.

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Series 3, Episode 9

Ed Byrne and Lucy Porter take a look the world of comedy. Featuring Andrew Maxwell, Alex Lowe and Sandi Toksvig.


- Interview with Andrew Maxwell and Alex Lowe.
- Review: Dirk Gently; Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section; Life: An Idiot's Guide.
- Lucy Porter's Dressing Room Interview: Wendy Wason on writing.
- Conversation of the Week: Sandi Toksvig.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd March 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 2nd March 2012 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 3rd March 2012 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 4th March 2012 5:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Ed Byrne Host / Presenter
Lucy Porter Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alex Lowe Guest
Andrew Maxwell Guest
Wendy Wason Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Production team
Ruth Fitzsimons Producer
Anna Harrison Producer

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