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11 Jan 16: John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme (Ep1)

January 11th, 2016

Episode 62 of 143 episodes

John Finnemore - writer and star of Cabin Pressure and John Finnemore's Double Acts, regular guest on The Now Show and The Unbelievable Truth - returns for a fifth series of his multi-award-winning sketch show, joined as ever by a cast of Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Simon Kane, Lawry Lewin and Carrie Quinlan. This first episode sees an unlikely wager, a troubled bluesman, and, well - since you ask him for a rip-roaring adventure on the high seas... John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme won the BBC Audio Drama Award for 'Best Scripted Comedy with Live Audience' in 2015; and a Radio Academy Silver Award for Comedy in 2014. "One of the most consistently funny sketch shows for quite some time" - The Guardian "The best sketch show in years, on television or radio" - The Radio Times "The inventive sketch show ... continues to deliver the goods" - The Daily Mail "Superior comedy" - The Observer Written by and starring ... John Finnemore Ensemble ... Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble ... Simon Kane Ensemble ... Lawry Lewin Ensemble ... Carrie Quinlan Original music composed by ... Susannah Pearse Original music performed by ... Jason Hazeley Producer: Ed Morrish John Finnemore's Souvenir Programme is a BBC Radio Comedy production.

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