Comedy of the Week

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


  • V.I.P. R.I.P.

    Jun 17 2019

    Jo Brand hosts the show looking back on all those VIPs who are RIP this week, such as film producer Chip Brockleman, Instagram star Olivia Eating, South African cricketer Janco Van Wijk and sex researcher Virginia Dunt. VIP RIP is voiced by Jan Ravens, Emma Sidi, Vivienne Acheampong, Daniel Maier, George Fouracres, Michael Bertenshaw and Anil Desai. It is written by Max Davis, Catherine Brinkworth, Kat Sadler, Madeleine Brettingham and James Kettle. Producer, Sam Michell A BBC Studios Produc...more

  • Suggs: Love Letters to London

    Jun 10 2019

    A side of London you’ve never heard before, seen through the eyes of a national treasure. In this opening episode, Suggs gives us his unique view of Spittalfields and Shoreditch - or, as he likes to call it, the Liberty of Norton Folgate. With a couple of songs, a few surprising stories and a loving view of one of most vibrant cities on the planet. Performed by Suggs Written by Suggs with Owen Lewis Directed by Owen Lewis Musical Director: Owen Parker Executive Producer: Richard Melvin A Dabst...more

  • Phil Wang: Wangsplaining

    Jun 03 2019

    The UK is more divided than ever, and no one seems able to agree on anything. What’s needed is a little outside perspective. Enter: Phil Wang – a caustic British-Malaysian comedian who grew up on the island of Borneo. A centrist with a heart; an artist with an engineering degree. In this pilot episode, Phil turns his attention to the British Empire - was British colonialism really one big crime? Modern liberalism would say so, but Phil’s Dad sure misses those prompt British buses. Written by ...more

  • Ed Reardon's Week

    May 27 2019

    Comedy series written by Christopher Douglas and Andrew Nickolds. Ed Reardon, author, pipe smoker, consummate fare-dodger and master of the abusive email, attempts to survive in a world where the media seems to be run by idiots and lying charlatans. In the first episode of this new series, Ed and Elgar return to London (from their failed jaunt living in a shepherd's hut in the country) destitute and on the lookout for a new roof over their respective heads. Could a carrier bag filled with wood...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.