Made for 4 Extra. Simon Mayo looks back at three decades of red-nosed relief on BBC Radio.
Introducing a line-up of top comedy talent
Comedy by Martin Davies about a football-crazy priest
Stand-up from Alex Edelman, winner of Best Newcomer at the 2014 Edinburgh Comedy Festival.
Clerical comedy adapted from TV. Stars Derek Nimmo and William Mervyn.
Wally K Daly's series from 1984, with Donald Hewlett and Michael Knowles
Pam Ayres presents a series packed with poetry, anecdotes and sketches
Comedy drama series by Christopher Fitz-Simon, set in the 1950s in a Donegal town
Barry Cryer as you've never heard him, belting out the blues alongside classic gags.
Starring Richard Ingrams, John Wells, Patricia Routledge, John Sessions and Brian Perkins
Richard Wilson narrates his fictional autobiography, based on glimmers of truth
Comedy police drama by Alastair Jessiman
Comedy by Bill Dare. Brian Gulliver relates his bizarre adventures in undiscovered worlds
Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas
Richard Briers stars as Roger Thursby, a young barrister in his first year in chambers
Comedy that mixes stand-up with re-enacted scenes from comedian Nathan Caton's family life
Comedy series about Julius Hutch, who spends his retirement as an amateur philosopher
Series in which public figures choose others to interview
Clare Barker stars as the social worker with all the politically correct jargon
Interviews, atmosphere and much more, direct from the Machynlleth Comedy Festival
The life of Count Arthur Strong, one time variety star and expert in absolutely everything
Classic sitcom about the exploits of a Second World War Home Guard platoon
Ed Byrne examines the life, career and comic legacy of Dave Allen.
Spoof report series, in which an incompetent investigator tackles various subjects
Uncompromising, live phone-in show hosted by DJ Gary Bellamy.
Cosmic comedy connections. A spoof documentary series that stretches the truth
Fantasy-based sitcom set on Lower Earth
Cold War-era sitcom set in a British embassy
A biting satire on puritanism, set in 1777 during the American Revolution.
Budleigh Salterton's biggest exporter of idiocy launches himself on an undeserving world
Literary comedy by Sue Limb parodying the arty and bohemian world of the Bloomsbury Group.
Award-winning comedy from Sanjeev Bhaskar, Kulvinder Ghir, Meera Syal and Nina Wadia
Classic BBC comedy starring Tony Hancock, written by Galton and Simpson
A comic but scientifically-accurate look at the science and history of space exploration.
Mark Radcliffe presents profiles of the comedians who have made us laugh over the years
Sitcom about three WW2 code-breakers who can't stand each other or their draughty hut
Classic BBC comedy series
Marcus Brigstocke invites guests to try new experiences
Sitcom starring Miles Jupp, charting the life of cookery writer Damien Trench
Panel game in which the rounds are devised by the panellists
More surreal poetic musings and ditties from Ivor Cutler and friends
Sketch show from the writer of Radio 4's Cabin Pressure, John Finnemore
Panel game in which players must speak for one minute on any subject asked of them
Comedy starring Roy Dotrice
Domestic sitcom following an American family in 1960s London
Nick Revell and Gyles Brandreth star as a holistic therapist and media figure
Panic strikes in a university drama department as a siege situation unfolds.
Graham Crowden and Jimmy Perry star in a sitcom about the early days of the wireless
Comedian Mark Steel visits towns across the UK and creates a show for a local audience
A celebration of British-Asian stand-up comedy.
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