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Comedy of the Week

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Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.

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Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.

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Intros

By taptwodogs - Sep 23 2019
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Hate the 30 or 60 second intros that try to tempt listeners to download other podcasts.

A break

By sarashubhada - Nov 27 2018
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A funny break from my life. Pretty solid.

iTunes Ratings

259 Ratings
Average Ratings
155
56
19
9
20

Intros

By taptwodogs - Sep 23 2019
Read more
Hate the 30 or 60 second intros that try to tempt listeners to download other podcasts.

A break

By sarashubhada - Nov 27 2018
Read more
A funny break from my life. Pretty solid.

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Comedy of the Week

Updated 3 days ago

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Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.

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Tom Allen is Actually Not Very Nice

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A new series from Tom Allen, star of Mock The Week, Bake Off Extra Slice, The Apprentice: You're Fired and fresh from a sell out solo performance at The London Palladium.

Tom Allen is Actually Not Very Nice explores what happens when Tom's calm and collected exterior collapses. He used to be such a nice boy but what has happened to turn him naughty?

With help from the assembled studio audience, Tom works out how best to navigate some tricky social situations and how to keep a lid on his fury when confronted with life's small injustices.

Featuring Gabby Best.

Photo credit: Edward Moore @edshots

Producer: Richard Morris
A BBC Studios Production

Dec 09 2019

29mins

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Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown

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Join multi award-winning comedian and US citizen Rich Hall as he takes a look across the pond at the current state of US politics.

A combination of stand-up, sketch and interview, Rich Hall's (US) Breakdown broadcasts live from the fictional IBBC network in Washington to the whole of the United States.

In this thanksgiving special Rich and his co-host, Nick Doody take a closer look at the impeachment process, hear from some Democratic presidential hopefuls and listen in as Trump pardons a turkey...

Written by Rich Hall & Nick Doody with additional material from Sarah Campbell and Mike Shepherd.

The cast includes Lewis McLeod, Freya Parker and Mike Wilmot. Interview Guest Dahlia Lithwick (Host of Amicus Podcast, Senior Editor at Slate)

Researcher: Mandy Baker
Production Co-Ordinator: Candace Wilson

Producer: Adnan Ahmed

BBC Studios Production

Dec 02 2019

29mins

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Susan Calman Makes Me Happy

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Taking part in Strictly Come Dancing made Susan Calman happy. Completely, totally happy. And having lived with anxiety for so long, it was something of a surprise to discover something new that gave her feelings of joy. So, in Susan Calman Makes Me Happy, she explores and explains the other things in life that bring her happiness.

This week, aided and abetted by her studio audience and wife Lee, she delves into family. Those you’re related to by blood, those you choose and those that choose you.

Produced by Lyndsay Fenner.
Written by Susan Calman and Jon Hunter.

Production Co-ordinator - Tamara Shilham

A Somethin’ Else production for BBC Radio 4.

Nov 25 2019

28mins

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Daliso Chaponda: Citizen of Nowhere

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Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 1: Cultural Relativism

In this episode, Daliso talks about cultural differences, exploring the complicated topic of cultural relativism and how it is more than just 'agreeing to disagree'.

Writer and performed by Daliso Chaponda
Sebastian... James Quinn
Additional Material... Scott Bennett
Voice of... Dylan Morris

Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Nov 18 2019

29mins

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