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  1. Rebecca Front

    The Thick of It star selects some of her favourite shows.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2014

  2. Colin Murray

    The radio presenter digs up Knowing Me Knowing You, Many a Slip, and many more.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2013

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  3. Grace Dent

    Novelist, TV critic and comedian Grace Dent takes command.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2013

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  4. John Hegley

    The popular performance poet, musician and songwriter chooses his favourite programmes.

    First broadcast: 08 Dec 2012

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  5. Alexei Sayle

    Featuring Round the Horne, I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again and The Burkiss Way.

    First broadcast: 20 Oct 2012

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  6. Adam Hills

    Featuring The Goon Show, League of Gentlemen, Flight of the Conchords and Little Britain.

    First broadcast: 25 Aug 2012

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  7. Steve Punt

    Including Hancock's Half Hour, Steptoe and Son, Round the Horne, Chain Reaction and more.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2011

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  8. Eric Sykes

    Veteran comedian and writer Eric Syke's six-pack selection.

    First broadcast: 23 Jul 2011

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  9. John Shuttleworth

    The singer's selection includes We Interrupt This Programme and Clare In The Community.

    First broadcast: 23 Apr 2011

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  10. David Quantick

    Selections include Hello Cheeky, King Cutler, and I'm Sorry I'll Read That Again.

    First broadcast: 28 Aug 2010

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  11. Nicholas Parsons

    Comedy picks include The Goon Show, Much Binding in the Marsh and Hancock's Half Hour.

    First broadcast: 03 Apr 2010

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  13. Arnold Brown

    The former accountant's selections include The Al Read Show and People Like Us.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2009

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  14. Jenny Eclair

    Including Radio Active, The Shuttleworths, and Knowing Me, Knowing You.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2009

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  15. Arthur Smith

    Including Round the Horne, The Million Pound Radio Show and People Like Us.

    First broadcast: 24 Oct 2009

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  16. Somebody Laughed - Eddie Braben Special

    The man who brought sunshine to Eric and Ernie selects shows what he wrote.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2009

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  17. Armando Iannucci

    Armando Iannucci's comedy selection includes I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue.

    First broadcast: 24 Jan 2009

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  18. Tony Hawks

    Tony's choices include Saturday Night Fry, Just A Minute and Knowing Me Knowing You.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2009

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  19. Phil Cornwell

    The comedian and impersonator chooses some of his all-time favourite radio comedy.

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2008

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  20. Jo Caulfield

    Selections include It's That Jo Caulfield Again, Listen to Les, and Hancock's Half Hour.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2008

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  21. Fred MacAulay

    With Radio Active, Variety Is the Spice of Life, The Alan Davies Show and Just a Minute.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2008

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  22. 15/07/2006

    John Inverdale hosts three hours of the finest radio comedy available.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2008

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  23. Boothby Graffoe

    The comedian's favourite shows include The Goon Show, Round the Horne and Steptoe and Son.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2008

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  24. Justin Moorhouse

    Including Knowing Me Knowing You, Ken Dodd's Palace of Laughter, and Listen to Les.

    First broadcast: 12 Jan 2008

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  25. John Shuttleworth

    The Sheffield singer's selections include Alison and Maud, and Saturday Night Fry.

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2007

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  26. Bill Oddie

    The one-time Goodie's choices include Up the Pole, ITMA, and Archie's the Boy.

    First broadcast: 08 Dec 2007

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  27. Galton and Simpson

    Including: Take it from Here, Ray's a Laugh, Round the Horne, and Hancock's Half Hour.

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2007

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  28. Helen Lederer

    The actress selects include Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen, Life with Lederer and more.

    First broadcast: 17 Nov 2007

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  29. Ned Sherrin

    The late Ned Sherrin selects favourite radio comedy moments.

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2007

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  30. 11/02/2006

    Jeremy Hardy selects six of his favourite comedies, including Round The Horne.

    First broadcast: 27 Oct 2007

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