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So you're keen and interested but want to find out more?

Here's some people who know a thing or two about comedy and what it takes to make an audience laugh.

Find out what it's all about

Gina YashereGina Yashere tells us more about Show Me the Funny and gives a glimpse of the wonderful world of radio comedy.

From the likes of Dead Ringers, Little Britain and Goodness Gracious Me, they were all born on the radio airwaves before being adopted by television.
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Bring Me the Head of Radio Entertainment

Paul SchlesingerAs the Head of Radio Entertainment, Paul Schlesinger is responsible for all in-house comedy and entertainment programmes on BBC national radio, from established favourites such as Just A Minute to developing the talents of unfledged performers and writers.
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Be inspired by other first time writer performers

Colin and Fergus Winners of the Writers Guild Award in 2004, Colin and Fergus broke into BBC radio with their own BBC 7 series.

Their show, 'Colin and Fergus's Digi-Radio', was BBC 7's very first new comedy commission.
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