Wednesday 24 Sep 2014
Comedian and certifiable cricket nut Andy Zaltzman gives his unique take on the titanic cricket battle commencing this summer in Yes It's The Ashes on BBC Radio 5 Live on Saturdays at 11.00am throughout the Ashes series.
Zaltzman, a rising star of British comedy, is a veteran of the Edinburgh Festival and comedy venues across the nation and has graced BBC Radio 4's Political Animal show.
Zaltzman commented: "I can't think of a better time to be doing a series about the 2009 Ashes than in July and August 2009. Nor a better place to be doing it than Radio 5 Live. The show will be packed with jokes and cover every conceivable angle of England's attempt to regain the urn which they so unluckily lost 5-0 in 2006-07. I guarantee there will never have been a 2009 Ashes show like it."
Yes It's The Ashes brings some of the liveliest comic voices in the business together to dissect (amusingly, obviously) the key issues of the summer: how good is Freddie's alarm clock? Will number 10 need to invest in a Portaloo? And will Billy Bowden's interestingly-shaped finger wag for England?
On the first show:
Stella Street and Dead Ringers impressionist Phil Cornwell
Aussie comic Justin Hamilton
Studio regular, cricket mad, former medic, Paul Sinha.
For interviews with Andy Zalzman call Radio 5 Live publicity.
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