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Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase

5 hours, 15 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 01 December 2012

The best of Christopher Brookmyre's Comedy Bookcase, including comic conversations with Alexei Sayle, Richard Herring, Shappi Khorsandi and many others.


11 items
  • Jonathan Lynn

    The writer of Yes Minister and Yes prime Minister joins Christopher Brookmyre to discuss his career as a writer, actor and film director.

  • Shappi Khorsandi

    The world’s best loved female British Iranian stand up chats to Christopher Brookmyre before a studio audience at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival.

  • Phil Jupitus

    The comedian and panel show regular sits down to chat about his love of comic books and performance poetry.

  • Jenny Éclair

    The Award-winning comedian discusses how she’s survived so long in the comedy game.

  • Barry Cryer

    The legendary comedy writer and performer looks back over a career writing for everyone from Morecombe and Wise to The Two Ronnies.

  • Alex Horne

    The comedian chats to Christopher Brookmyre about his relationship with his father and his children at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe.

  • Alexei Sayle

    The mastermind behind the legendary Comic Strip comedy collective discusses his long career as a performer and writer.

  • Richard Herring

    The popular stand-up discusses courting controversy and his dedication to the Edinburgh Festival.

  • Christopher Douglas

    The writer of the popular Radio 4 series Ed Reardon’s Week discusses the art of great comedy writing.

  • Mark Watson

    The author and stand-up sits down to chat about how he juggles both two separate careers.

  • Sean Hughes

    The former Edinburgh Award winner discusses the story behind his most recent stand-up show.



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