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Serious about Comedy
TV's Robin Ince.
Fridays 8.30am/10pm
24th August - 9th November 2007

Robin Ince. Doesn't he look serious? Grr.
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Serious About Comedy  is BBC7's weekly comedy discussion show. Each week host Robin Ince is joined by a panel of guests from the world of comedy - comics, writers, journalists - to look at what's on on TV, Radio, or in the shops that you might like to look at and laugh at.

Week 1 (24th August)
Guests: Stephen Armstrong, Marcus Brigstocke, Sarah Kendall.
Reviewing: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, The IT Crowd series 2 (Channel 4), Saxondale series 2 (BBC2). 
Edinburgh Festival Fringe Round Up: Steve Bennett & Bruce Dessau

Week 2 (31st August)
Steve Hall, Natalie Haynes, Dominic Maxwell.
Reviewing: Outnumbered (BBC One), Bleak Expectations (Radio 4), A Bucket O' French & Saunders (BBC One).

Week 3 (7th September)
Stephanie Merritt, Joel Morris, Stephen Punt.
Reviewing: Meanwhile, The Bearded Ladies (Radio 4); The Howerd Confessions (DVD); It's Mike Yarwood! (DVD).

Week 4 (14th September)
Guests: Dick Fiddy, Andrew Marshall, Carrie Quinlan.
Reviewing: Drop Dead Gorgeous (BBC Three); Self-Storage (Radio 4); The Richard Lester Collection (DVD).

Week 5 (21st September)
Guests: Chris Campling, Sue Perkins, Danny Robins.
Reviewing: Vent (Radio 4); Flight of the Conchords (BBC4); The Best of The Kids in the Hall (DVD).

Week 6 (28th September)
Guest presenter:
Justin Moorhouse.
Guests: Marissa Burgess, John Bishop, Sarah Millican.
Reviewing: It's Adam & Shelley (BBC 3); Radio 4: This Is Your Life (Radio 4); Robin's Nest (DVD).

Week 7 (5th October)
Guests: Janice Connolly, Toby Hadoke, Jason Manford.
Reviewing: The Life & Times of Vivienne Vyle (BBC 2); Genius (Radio 4), Sean's Show (DVD). 

Week 8 (12th October)
Guests: Kevin Day, Gillian Reynolds, Dan Maier
Reviewing: The Peter Serafinowicz Show (BBC 2), Fonejaker (DVD), Out To Lunch (Radio 2)

Week 9 (19th October)
Guests: Josie Long, Stephanie Merritt, Neil Edmond
Reviewing: Katy Brands Big Ass Show (ITV2), Hazelbeach (Radio 4), Family Guy (DVD)

Week 10 (26th October)
Guests: James Bachman, Julian Hall, Rob Deering
Reviewing: The History Of The World Backwards (BBC4), Doug Stanhope Go Home (C4), Father Ted (DVD)

Week 11 (2nd November)
Guests: Andrew Marshall, Chris Neill, Sue Perkins.
Reviewing: Armstrong & Miller (BBC One); The Omid Djalili Show (BBC One); The Fast Show (DVD).

Week 12 (9th November)
Ed Byrne, Dick Fiddy, Sarah Kendall.
Reviewing: Angelo's (Five); Vic Reeves' House Arrest (Radio 2); The Mighty Boosh (BBC Three).
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