After being blown away by recent TV sketch show Cardinal Burns, new Radio 4 show Sketchorama provided me with an additional opportunity to enjoy even more emerging sketch acts across the UK. Presented by fellow sketch show comedian, writer and
Believe It! is the ‘radiography’ of Richard Wilson, or at least it would it be if he hadn’t made half of it up. It’s quite a wonderful experience listening to woven tales that may or may not be true. It
This evening saw the first episode in the second series of Tom Wrigglesworth’s Open Letters, a Radio 4 production starring Sony Award-winning comic Wrigglesworth delivering his message to the insurance industry and querying just why insurance, on the whole, is
It’s not often that I thank my lucky stars for Geoffrey Palmer, star of As Time Goes By. Every two or three days at the most. Last night was certainly one of those moments, as Palmer performed the role of
Brand new to BBC Radio 4, Mark Watson’s Live Address to the Nation is a show which aims to inspire thought provoking ideas through the medium of comedy. This week, along with the help of fellow funny men Tim Key
Barbara Windsor’s Funny Girls concluded its second series this week with a look at Phyllis Diller, the first female stand-up comedian.
Rerunning on BBC Radio 4 this autumn, So Wrong It’s Right, stars Charlie Brooker as the host who each week asks panellists to get the ‘wrongest’ answer to his questions. Should they succeed, points, and of course audience appreciation, are theirs.
New to BBC Radio 4, Mickey Flanagan: What Chance Change? is a stand-up/documentary series written and performed by the man himself that chronicles his own life from working class cockney urchin to nationally regarded comedian. In the first episode, we learn