Comedy of the Week

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


  • Funny From the Fringe - Ep 1

    Aug 13 2019

    The sights, sounds and smells of the world's biggest arts festival.

  • Welcome To Wherever You Are

    Aug 12 2019

    Welcome To Wherever You Are is a truly global stand-up show, in which comedians perform from wherever on the planet they happen to be, via high quality phone lines and internet video, to a live audience in the BBC Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House, London. This week’s show features the best in international stand-up from Argentina, Hungary and Slovenia. Eliana La Casa @elianalacasa is the resident MC of Buenos Aires’ first English language stand-up night and performs for us from Radio Colmena...more

  • Gaby's Talking Pictures

    Aug 05 2019

    Gaby Roslin hosts the film quiz featuring impressions by Alistair McGowan and Ronni Ancona. This week, team captains John Thomson and Ellie Taylor are joined by special guests Amanda Redman and Hugh Dennis. Presenter: Gaby Roslin Team Captains: John Thomson and Ellie Taylor Impressionists: Alistair McGowan and Ronni Ancona Created by Gaby Roslin Written by Carrie Quinlan and Barney Newman Produced by Gaby Roslin and Barney Newman Executive Producer: Gordon Kennedy Recorded at RADA Studios, Lo...more

  • Andy Hamilton Sort of Remembers

    Jul 29 2019

    A new series of potentially misremembered anecdotes from Andy Hamilton. Over this 4 part series, Andy will be sort of remembering tales about Sport, Class, Religion and Stupidity. Through comic observations and personal anecdotes he will explore each theme, examining how much (or how little) things have changed in the 60ish years he's been on this planet. In this first episode Andy looks at Sport, a subject very close to his heart and something he’ll argue you should try and care about as well...more

  • Darren Harriott: Black Label

    Jul 22 2019

    Radio 4 showcases fast-rising comedy star Darren Harriott in his debut stand-up series. Recorded in Darren's hometown of Birmingham, Black Label explores the different labels and roles he's been assigned throughout his life - Brummie, gang member, brother and son, bouncer and now comic. Each episode of Black Label consists of incredibly open-hearted stories from the front line of Darren's life - challenging, enlightening and properly funny comedy. In Episode 2 Darren looks back at his time in ...more

  • Love in Recovery

    Jan 14 2019

    Comedy drama set in AA starring Sue Johnston, Rebecca Front, John Hannah, Paul Kaye and Johnny Vegas. Written by Pete Jackson, based on his own road to recovery.