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Losing it

this morning (monday 15th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
losing it (3rd episode, 2nd series, of josh howie’s losing it) (comedy, starring josh howie, pippa evans, margaret cabourn-smith, gavin ford, and alexei sayle)

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000m7s/episodes/guide)

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The circumcision

yesterday morning (monday 8th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
the circumcision (2nd episode, 2nd series, of josh howie’s losing it) (comedy, starring josh howie, pippa evans, and tova leigh)

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/play/m0000nm5)

LW: Denis Norden

this afternoon (friday 21st), 4.03-4.12pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 8.03pm sunday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by andrea catherwood) leads with …

Denis Norden, the television presenter and comedy writer who made Britain laugh for half a century.
Born 6 February 1922; died 19 September 2018, aged 96.”

including interview with …
• broadcaster russell davies
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Outlook: comedy marriage

this afternoon (wednesday 12th), 12.43-12.50pm (repeated 6.43pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Jess Salomon is a Jewish comedian and Eman El Husseini is a Palestinian comedian. They met and fell in love when they were both performing on the Canadian comedy circuit and now they’re married. They told Matthew Bannister how they’ve navigated their relationship.”

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Friday Night Dinner 5:1&2

yesterday evening (friday 7th), 11.10-11.40pm, and 11.40pm-12.15, on channel 4 tv (repeated from may 2019)
friday night dinner, with simon bird, tom rosenthal, tamsin greig, paul ritter, mark heap, and tracy-ann oberman (5th series, 1st and 2nd episodes of 6)

“1. The Other Jackie: Mum and Dad get a hot tub, and Jim brings a date round for a disastrous dinner.”
“2. The Tin of Meat: Mum’s friend Val moves in and causes havoc when she finds that Dad is hiding a tin of 20-year-old meat in his shed.”

(see also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Friday_Night_Dinner_episodes)
(all episodes available at https://www.channel4.com/programmes/friday-night-dinner)

Friday night dinner 4:5 & 4:6

yesterday evening (friday 31st), 10.25-11.00pm, and 11.00-11.35pm, on channel 4 tv (repeated from august 2016)
friday night dinner, with simon bird, tom rosenthal, tamsin greig, paul ritter and mark heap (4th series, 5th and 6th episodes of 6)

“5. The Funeral: It’s Uncle Saul’s funeral, which means ‘Horrible Grandma’ is back, and leaving a trail of broken furniture in her wake.”
“6. For Sale: The boys arrive home to find a ‘For Sale’ sign in front of the house. How will they stop Mum and Dad from selling the family home?

(all episodes available at https://www.channel4.com/programmes/friday-night-dinner)

Jack & Millie 4

this morning (wednesday 8th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
the kids are alright (comedy, starring jeremy front, rebecca front, nigel lindsay, and harry peacock) (written by jeremy front) (4th of 6 episodes of jack and millie)

‘My other watch can’t function at a depth of up to 50 metres.’
‘Nor can you.’

All grandkids make mistakes, but only Jack and Millie’s do it quite so loudly – and on video.
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