The 40th Prom in the BBC's 2011 programme is the first ever Comedy Prom, hosted by Tim Minchin
- BBC Two
- Tim Minchin, Sue Perkins, Beardyman, Ben Bailey Smith, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Richard Sisson, Susan Bullock, Danny Driver and others
Comedian, musician and actor Tim Minchin hosts this first ever Comedy Prom, weaving his way through an unpredictable evening of musical comedy, fun and surprises.
He is joined by guests including BBC Two Maestro winner Sue Perkins, musical cabaret duo Kit And The Widow, the puppet Mongrels, comedian Doc Brown, as well as renowned soprano Susan Bullock and pianist Danny Driver.
The BBC Concert Orchestra is conducted by Jules Buckley.
- Production company
- Laugh track
- Live audience
- First broadcast
- Saturday 27th August 2011 on BBC Two at 9pm
- Episode length
- 100 minutes