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Hitler comedy award

Heidi Regan wins the bbc radio comedy award 2017 with a tastless-6-minute sketch entirely about Hitler:
yesterday evening (sunday 13th), 6.37-6.43pm, and 7.39-7.44pm, on bbc radio 4
bbc new comedy award, final, 2017 (presented by mark watson, with judges jenny eclair, hugh dennis and sioned williams) includes heidi regan‘s winning sketch …

Hugh Dennis: “I thought it was a fantastically confident set, and also think it just took us to a very very weird place, which is what I really liked about it, and I liked the narrative of it, and I just thought it was great”
Sioned Wiliam: “we loved the writing, we loved the distinctiveness of it, and that it felt so original, and unlike anything that any of us has ever heard before

(if you missed it, available from 0:22:00 to 0:28:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090w4sb#playt=21m58s and from 0:24:30 to 0:29:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b090w7yt#playt=24m30s)

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MetaphorMoses

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 1st), 2.15-3.00pm, on bbc radio 4
metaphormoses, by gary ogin, starring elliot levey, ashley margolis, kate anthony and david fleeshman (in the drama series)

A fast paced comedy about religion and identity:
Matthew wakes up one morning to find he has been transformed into a Hassidic Jew called Moishe.”

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Cold Enough for Snow

tomorrow afternoon (saturday 6th), 2.30-3.30pm, on bbc radio 4
cold enough for snow (by jack rosenthal, adapted for radio by amy rosenthal) (2nd of 3 in the the rosenthals series)

“1996: Two sets of parents plot to keep their children apart whilst they’re studying to get into University. But it isn’t the children they should be worrying about…..

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AYR: A very nice girl

tomorrow morning (wednesday 3rd), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from march 2002 october 2008 january 2010 february 2013 and may 2014)
a very nice girl, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, doreen mantle and henry goodman (6th of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“As Rabbi Abraham struggles after his collapse, Rabbi Su meets a hospital doctor”

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AYR: Mixed fortunes

tomorrow morning (wednesday 26th), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from march 2002 october 2008 december 2009 february 2013 and may 2014)
mixed fortunes, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, doreen mantle and henry goodman (5th of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“Su prepares to take Jeremy home while Abraham prepares to talk to the press.”

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AYR: Crime wave

last wednesday morning (19th april), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from march 2002 october 2008 december 2009 january 2013 and may 2014)
crime wave, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, doreen mantle, henry goodman and cyril shaps (4th of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“It all begins with a stolen car and a little old lady…”

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AYR: Abraham’s brother

this morning (wednesday 12th), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from february 2002 september 2008 december 2009 january 2013 and april 2014)
abraham’s brother, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser and doreen mantle (3rd of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“A faded photograph and a cctv recording spell trouble for Rabbi Abraham.”

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