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Comedy writer and producer Henry Normal uses poetry, storytelling and comedy to explore life's big questions. From 2017.

Life, death, loneliness, loss, human frailty and other classic conversation stoppers.

An occasional series in which Henry Normal uses poetry, storytelling and comedy to explore life's big questions.

Henry first brought us his acclaimed show - 'A Normal Family', which centred around his son, Johnny, who was diagnosed with "mildly severe" autism. In this profound, funny and moving show, Henry explored what this meant for his family.

This time Henry brings us his new show, 'A Normal Life'. Drawing on his experiences bringing up a child with autism, Henry investigates where edges are, and how we are connected. As well as his trademark humour, the show tackles the subjects of life, death, loneliness, loss, human frailty and other classic conversation stoppers.

Henry Normal is a multi-award winning writer, producer and poet. Co-writer of award winning TV programmes such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, Coogan's Run and Paul Calf, and producer of, amongst many others, Oscar-Nominated Philomena, Gavin and Stacey and Alan Partridge.

Written and performed by - Henry Normal
Producer - Carl Cooper
Production Coordinator - Steve Lanham

A BBC Studios Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in April 2017.

11 months left to listen

28 minutes

Last on

Wed 6 May 2020 23:00

Broadcasts

  • Sun 2 Apr 2017 19:15
  • Fri 7 Apr 2017 07:30
  • Fri 7 Apr 2017 17:30
  • Fri 7 Apr 2017 22:00
  • Sat 8 Apr 2017 05:30
  • Wed 28 Nov 2018 11:30
  • Wed 6 May 2020 23:00