Comedy of the Week

BBC  |  Podcast , ±29 min episodes every 3 days  | 
Brighten your week with an episode of the latest Radio 4 comedy. Every Monday we bring you a fantastic variety of comedians including Mark Thomas, Lenny Henry and Tom Wrigglesworth alongside classic shows such as Just A Minute and Ed Reardon.

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Thanks A Lot, Milton Jones!

Special offer! Sign on with Milton Prime, the pioneering audio comedy delivery service and listen to this week’s programme completely free.Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is "Help!". Each week, Milton and his trusty assistant Anton set out to help people and soon find they’re embroiled in a new adventure. Because when you’re close to the edge, then Milton can give you a push.“Milton Jones is one of Britain’s best gagsmiths with a flair for creating daft yet perfect one-liners” – The Guardian.“King of the surreal one-liners” - The Times“If you haven’t caught up with Jones yet – do so!” – The Daily MailWritten by Milton with James Cary (Bluestone 42, Miranda), and Dan Evans (who co-wrote Milton’s Channel 4 show House Of Rooms), the man they call “Britain’s funniest Milton,” returns to the radio with a fully-working cast and a shipload of new jokes.The cast includes regulars Tom Goodman-Hill (Spamalot, Mr. Selfridge) as the ever-faithful Anton, Josie Lawrence and Ben Willbond (The Thick Of It).With music by Guy JacksonProduced and directed by David TylerA Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4

Geoff Norcott: Right Leaning But Well Meaning

Geoff Norcott is working class, had two disabled parents, votes Tory and voted Leave. How did he end up a comedian?In this stand up show, Geoff introduces us to his family, his early career as a teacher and how he ended up on Question Time.He has a starring role in The Mash Report on BBC 2, has done a national tour and appeared on Live at the Apollo, Edinburgh Nights, Comedy Bigmouths, and The Wright Stuff, as well as Question Time - twice. Geoff has also found himself in demand as a social commentator on Radio 4's Today programme, Daily Politics on BBC1, Victoria Derbyshire on BBC 2 and Sky News' All Out Politics.He writes for national publications with articles appearing in The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent and The New Statesman. He writes regularly for other comedians including Sarah Millican and Katherine Ryan. Geoff was nominated for Best New Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival and an has Operational Services Medal for five frontline tours entertaining the troops in Afghanistan.With Geoff Norcott, Leanne Everitt and Barry Castagnola.Written by Geoff Norcott with additional material by Stephen Grant and Barry Castagnola.Produced by Caroline Raphael. A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

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