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Radio 4

Alex Horne, Liane Carroll and the Ping Pong Ball

March 25, 2013 |

We recently posted a video of Matt Lucas performing a rendition of his infamous Baked Potato song on the Alex Horne presents the Alex Horne Section show for BBC Radio 4. Mr. Horne has outdone himself yet again in the video below where he conducts jazz singer Lianne Carroll and The Horne Section with a table tennis bat and ball no less.

The is currently aired every Sunday with a plethora of top notch guests including Phill Jupitus, Charlie Baker, Nick Mohammed, Doc Brown, Matt Lucas and Danny Baker. For anyone who’s missed any of the shows so far you can catch each and every one of them on the BBC iPlayer.

James Acaster’s Findings – BBC Radio 4 Comedy Show About…BREAD

March 22, 2013 |

Stand-up comedian James Acaster has come up quite the unique format for a brand new radio comedy show which will delve into the subject of ‘bread’, and we’re not talking the money kind. The show takes to the airwaves on BBC Radio 4 next Tuesday at 23:00 when James will be accompanied by his trusty sidekick Nathaniel Metcalfe. Read More

Bridget Christie Minds The Gap Debuts Tonight on BBC Radio 4

March 7, 2013 |

Bridget Christie Minds the Gap is an all new Radio 4 series starting tonight at 11 pm dissecting the current state of British feminism.

When asked her expections of the show Christie said “I like to imagine that couples will listen to it in bed and then split up over something I’ve said. Not really. I hope I bring people together, if anything…” Read More

Matt Lucas performs Baked Potato for Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section

February 28, 2013 |

Alex Horne. noun
1. comedian, writer, gambler, birdwatcher, potential neologist and father.

You should already be well aware but for those who have been in a cave or other similar dwelling¬†Alex Horne Presents The Horne Section is currently on Radio 4 every Sunday combining their magical blend of comedy, improvisation, storytelling and music. Guests include Phill Jupitus, Charlie Baker, Nick Mohammed, Doc Brown and Danny Baker. For the final episode Matt Lucas put in an appearance to perform his “Shooting Stars” classic, Baked Potato. Here’s exclusive footage of his vegetable stomping rendition:

Should any of you have missed any of the shows they fear not as you can hear them all again over at the BBC iPlayer.

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Radio 4 Opens Its Doors For Budding Writers: ‘The Show What You Wrote’

February 25, 2013 |

With the success of Radio 4 Extra’s flagship topical comedy programme ‘Newsjack‘ there’s a new comedy writing showcase on the block. Going by the name of ‘The Show What You Wrote’ the aspirations behind this new project is to serve as a showcase for new comedy writing providing a chance for everyone and anyone to get involved in creating a programme unlike any other sketch show before it. Read More