Jeremy Hardy
When Jeremy Hardy Spoke To The Nation

When Jeremy Hardy Spoke To The Nation

  • Radio factual
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2019
  • 2 episodes (1 series)

Show celebrating Jeremy Hardy's contributions to Radio 4. Also features Sandi Toksvig.

Jeremy Hardy

Key details

Genre
Factual
Broadcast
2019
Channels
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
2 (1 series)
Features
Jeremy Hardy and Sandi Toksvig
Producer
David Tyler
Companies

A two-part look back at one of Radio 4's best-loved comedians.

Not quite a biography, not quite a documentary, these programmes celebrate Jeremy Hardy's Radio 4 life. With material from his very first appearances in stand-up shows in the mid-1980s, via his own early sitcom At Home With The Hardys, and right through to his glorious appearances on The News Quiz and I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue - as well as the very best of the ten series of his own ground-breaking series Jeremy Hardy Speaks To the Nation and his final solo series Jeremy Hardy Feels It.

Narrated by his great friend and colleague Sandi Toksvig, the programme also features never before broadcast behind-the-scenes material and shines a light on how and why the man once described as "an incendiary vicar" stayed so funny and so beloved for over thirty years.

There will also be some singing.

The show is produced by his longest-term collaborator, David Tyler for Pozzitive who has all the tapes.

Additional details

Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 16th May 2019 at 6:30pm on BBC Radio 4
Most recent repeats
  • Friday 31st May 2019 at 5:30am on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 2
  • Thursday 30th May 2019 at 10:00pm on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 2
  • Thursday 30th May 2019 at 5:30pm on Radio 4 Extra - Episode 2

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