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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

257 Ratings
Average Ratings
154
55
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.
Cover image of Comedy of the Week

Comedy of the Week

Updated 5 days ago

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

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Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: Twayna Mayne: Black Woman

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Comedian Twayna Mayne's upbringing as a trans-racial adoptee is explored as she searches for her own Black British female identity. Along with stand-up in front of a live audience she chats to other women about their shared experiences, with this episode featuring a contribution from lead singer of the two tone band The Selecter, Pauline Black.

Producer: Julia McKenzie
A BBC Studios Production

Nov 11 2019

16mins

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Rank #3: Little Brexit

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Brexit. Brexit. Brexit. The referendum has united this country like never before. Everybody loves Brexit. But how will Brexit affect the ordinary people of Britain? Matt Lucas and David Walliams return for a special episode of their much-loved sketch show Little Britain.

Written and performed by Matt Lucas and David Walliams

Also starring Tom Baker, Joann Condon, Anthony Head, Ruth Jones and Samantha Power
Music by David Arnold.
Produced by Ashley Blaker
A Pozzitive and Little Britain production for BBC Radio 4

Oct 31 2019

29mins

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Rank #4: Heidi Regan: Overthinker

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Stand-up special from BBC Radio 4 New Comedy Award winner, Heidi Regan, all about overthinking in the modern world.

Overthinker was written and performed by Heidi Regan. The script editor was Tom Neenan and the show was produced by Suzy Grant for BBC Studios.

Oct 28 2019

29mins

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