Comedy of the Week

Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Sindhu Vee.


  • Small Scenes

    Feb 18 2019

    Award-winning sketch series starring Daniel Rigby, Mike Wozniak, Cariad Lloyd, Henry Paker and Freya Parker. Featuring more overblown, melodramatic scenes from modern life, including a visit to the first ever Crufts for Cats and a terrifying reminder as to why you should never try and cancel your membership of The National Trust. Producer...Simon Mayhew-Archer A BBC Studios production

  • Life on Egg

    Feb 11 2019

    When an oil field is discovered in the sea near The Egg, the team are excited about the riches that could soon come their way. But their excitement is short-lived when they discover this oil field could actually threaten the very existence of The Egg itself. It'll take all of Harry, Anne and Peter's wit, courage and determination to extricate themselves from this sticky situation. It might also take a guillemot or two. Starring: Harry Hill as Governor Harry Karen Bartke as Anne Marek Larwood as...more

  • ReincarNathan

    Feb 04 2019

    Nathan Blakely was a popstar, Until he died and was reincarnated as a snail. Will he ever make it back to human again? It's Quantum Leap meets Planet Earth meets an idiot. Daniel Rigby, Diane Morgan and Josh Widdicombe star in this new comedy series about the afterlife. A Talkback production for BBC Radio 4 Diane Morgan - Jenny Daniel Rigby - Nathan Tom Craine - Tim from next door Henry Paker - Denis and Waiter Freya Parker - Susan, Conchita, Dying Snail Josh Widdicombe - Bert Writers: Tom...more

  • Prepper

    Jan 28 2019

    Comedy with Sue Johnston and Pearl Mackie. Trump. ISIS. The Courgette Crisis. Signs of civilisation’s fragility are all around. No wonder the Doomsday Clock just nudged closer to midnight. In this fearscape, more and more ordinary people are wondering how they’d cope if everything we take for granted (law and order, access to healthcare, iceberg lettuces in Sainsburys) was taken away. Preppers - a large and rapidly growing global community - have taken this thought one step further. They’re a...more

  • Mark Steel's In Town

    Jan 21 2019

    Mark Steel returns to Radio 4 with the ninth series of his award-winning show that travels around the country visiting towns that have nothing in common but their uniqueness. After thoroughly researching each town, Mark writes and performs a bespoke evening of comedy for the local residents. In the first episode Mark visits Hastings. Hastings is mainly known for its famous battle, but they don't like to go on about that. Apart from over seventy businesses with 1066 in the title, you hardly see...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.