Comedy of the Week

BBC Radio 4


Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy. Comedians including Mark Thomas and Tom Wrigglesworth alongside classic shows such as Just A Minute and Ed Reardon.


Episode 2: ‘All About Eve’ Ed Reardon leads us through the ups and downs of his University Week. Ed decides that the modern student seems to have a complete absence of healthy anti-authoritarian rage and determines to put this state of affairs right by contacting the student magazine. Current editor, Eve, is surprisingly pleased to see a fellow...

Mark Steel's In Town - Gibraltar Mark Steel returns to Radio 4 for a seventh series of the award winning show that travels around the country, researching the history, heritage and culture of six towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness, and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for the local residents. "I've done loads of these,...

Batman was an orphan; Lisbeth Salander, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, was an orphan; Superman was an orphan and a foundling. Cinderella was a foster child. Darth Vader - well, they can't all be winners. Lemn Sissay returns to BBC Radio 4 with a comic and poetic look at the treatment of children raised in care, orphans and foster children in...

Joe Lycett discovers how well a panel of celebrity guests know their nearest and dearest. This week Joe probes into the lives of Holly Walsh, Tim Lovejoy and Nish Kumar. Production coordinator: Emily Hallett Producer: Matt Stronge A BBC Studios production.