Radio comedy

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The week in audio: Doctor Who: Redacted; Access All; Will Be Wild
You don’t need to be a superfan to relish the BBC’s new Doctor Who-inspired podcast drama

Miranda Sawyer

07, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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The week in audio: Fallen Women; Iain Dale; Kevin O’Sullivan; A House in History and more
A chilling podcast explores 17 cases of women who fell to their deaths in suspicious circumstances

Miranda Sawyer

16, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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I’m Sorry, I [Still] Haven’t a Clue … how radio’s smuttiest show has beaten the censors for 50 years
Innuendo, tone-deaf singing and dreadful wages: as the cherished BBC panel game celebrates its half century, we look back at its finest moments – and its future

Mark Lawson

11, Apr, 2022 @4:47 PM

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‘I’d never have made it in the corporate world’: Joe Lycett on comedy, consumer activism and queer communities
Joe Lycett is the go-to guy for getting up corporate noses. And there’s nothing he likes more than breaking a few rules to get to the truth. Eva Wiseman meets the campaigning Brummie comic

Eva Wiseman

27, Mar, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Letter: Jo Kendall obituary
Graham Larkbey writes: As the only female cast member, Jo Kendall displayed great talent and versatility

Graham Larkbey

02, Mar, 2022 @5:12 PM

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It takes two: the five best podcasts hosted by couples
From married comedians to polyamorous players, if it’s insights from couples you want, well there’s a podcast for that

Stuart Heritage

22, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The week in audio: The Trojan Horse Affair; Fake Psychic; I, An Actor, a Podcast
From the makers of S-Town, a deep dive into a Birmingham ‘anti-radicalisation’ programme. Plus, how a US medium conned his audiences, and delicious daftery from Nigel Planer

Miranda Sawyer

05, Feb, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Sunday with Jason Manford: ‘I have six children so there’s lots of dad-taxiing’
The comedian tells Michael Segalov about his busy Sunday brunch, pub quiz all-star family and recording his radio show at home

Michael Segalov

30, Jan, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘The godfather of alternative comedy’: Eddie Izzard, Paul Merton and more on Spike Milligan
He was the shellshocked genius who channelled his anarchic brilliance into The Goon Show. Ian Hislop and Nick Newman explain why they’ve written a play about Spike Milligan – while comedians remember a legend

Brian Logan

27, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mock around the clock: the five best satirical news podcasts
Whether you’re after smugness-free silliness or wise and considered deconstructions of current events – there’s a podcast for that

Stuart Heritage

18, Jan, 2022 @2:30 PM

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The week in audio: The Coming Storm; Now, Where Were We?; Gemma Cairney Gets Classical
Gabriel Gatehouse journeys deep into the QAnon conspiracy movement; Barry Cryer delights down the pub; and Cairney adds another string to her bow

Miranda Sawyer

08, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Spike Milligan was the true father of modern satire, says Ian Hislop
Private Eye editor tells of new play about the anarchic comic – and reveals his run-ins over Goons scripts with the BBC

Vanessa Thorpe

31, Oct, 2021 @9:30 AM

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