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Andrew Maxwell hosts some of the best stand-ups in the world, from wherever they happen to be. Comics in Sydney, Shanghai and LA perform to an audience in London.

Welcome To Wherever You Are is a stand-up show that refuses to be constrained by geography when it comes to booking guests; instead, it uses modern technology to connect a studio audience in the BBC Radio Theatre, London, with the best comedians in the world - no matter where they happen to be.

This week, host Andrew Maxwell talks cricket and colonialism with The Bugle podcast co-host Alice Fraser in Sydney; hears emerging star Storm Xu in Shanghai tell us about his problems with dating; and talks to world-renowned satirist Bassem Youssef about why he had to move to Los Angeles from his native Egypt (spoiler: it turns out dictators don't like you making jokes about them).

Andrew Maxwell is a multi-award-winning stand up and double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, familiar to Radio 4 audiences for his appearances on The News Quiz, The Now Show, and his own series Andrew Maxwell's Public Enemies. He's also appeared on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, and Have I Got News For You.

Presented by ... Andrew Maxwell
Featuring ... Alice Fraser
Featuring ... Storm Xu
Featuring ... Bassem Youssef

Production co-ordinator ... Hayley Sterling
Producer ... Ed Morrish

A BBC Studios Production.

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30 minutes

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Thu 30 Nov 2017 23:00

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Presenter Andrew Maxwell
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Producer Ed Morrish


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