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April 2, 2013 |

Today’s John Dredge show features an exclusive interview which we can’t really reveal as we’ve forgotten who it was with.

Celebrated non-Frinton-based actress Anna Emerson will also be putting in a word or two, and this’s weeks special guest star Reg Chimpolomew will be doing very little at all really.

If that wasn’t enough we’ll be relating the the ongoing adventures of Basil the Cylinder, the answers to last week’s holdall-based quiz, and a whole host of absolutely amazing things which have also completely slipped our minds. Read More

The John Dredge Nothing To Do With Anything Show – Series One, Episode One

March 5, 2013 |

After a short respite, podcaster extraordinaire John Dredge does a Marty McFly as we couldn’t leave you empty handed. If you haven’t already hopped into the DeLorean with John here’s the very first episode of The John Dredge Nothing To Do With Anything Show.

Todays bumper edition features Frinton TV’s Twig Harper presenting the first of a brief 200-part series one thing of another. Hard to specify really.

We’re also proud to post the first ever radio appearance of an alarm clock with a tuba nailed to the side, whilst a Dalek will put in an appearance as himself.

Ever wonder how to act should a bowler hat be catapulted as you from a cannon? This podcast is for you.

All this and a genuine policeman in this selection of audio accoutrements, all presented by string consultant and tuner of banjos to the Royal Family, Mr. John Dredge

You can follow John on his curious journey over on Twitter, Facebook and the 404 Funny website.

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

Kerry Godliman: From Drama School to Derek

January 18, 2013 |

2013 is to be set to be another great year for British Television. At the end of January when everyone tires of bidding friends and colleagues a Happy New Year, Ricky Gervais’ ‘Derek’ will be returning to our screens for its much anticipated full first series. The pilot was first broadcast in 2012 and was welcomed by over 3 million viewers in the UK. The series is both written by and stars Ricky Gervais who has previously had us peeing ourselves with laughter at television hits such as ‘Extras’ and ‘The Office’. ‘Derek’ also stars Ricky’s best mate Karl Pilkington (An Idiot Abroad), as well as Kerry Godliman (Live At The Apollo) and David Earl (Extras).

This week Comedy Chords sat down with Kerry to chat about her role as Hannah in the upcoming series that is sure to be yet another success for Ricky Gervais. Kerry plays a lonely singleton carer with a heart of gold. Kerry is no stranger to the comedy scene having regularly performed as a stand-up as well as dabbling in a bit of comedy radio. Kerry talks to us about Ricky’s farting antics, cracking up on set and how she went from being a drama school student to performing on the big screen as a female stand-up. Read More