I REALLY love BBC comedy… particularly on the radio. I’ve noticed a lot of people do too. [Especially Cabin Pressure for good ol’ Benedict C] So to those people especially (but not exclusively) here’s my list of radio programmes that really will wow.
All the links are to the BBC iPlayer Radio site. They’re not always available and I’m not sure how many can be heard worldwide. However, if you like the sound of a synopsis, stick the name into a search engine because frequently most are available on YouTube or are for sale in audiobook/CD form.
David Baddiel and Rob Newman’s famous sketch, History Today, in the Mary Whitehouse Experience. Analysis of it on the Top 50 Comedy Sketches on Channel 4.
Taking the most boring concept you can imagine and flipping it on it’s head - two old dusty professors, sitting down and discussing all the topics that you just drone off thinking about, acting like school children squabbling in the most immature way at each other.