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Meet David Sedaris

Series 6

The Perfect Fit; Audience Q&A

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 6 months

The globetrotting, trash-picking, aisle-rolling storyteller shares The Perfect Fit, plus there’s an audience Q&A. From 2017. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 3

Episode 5: Easy Tiger; Possession

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The multi-award winning American essayist brings more wit and charm: 'Easy Tiger' and 'Possession'. From October 2012. Show more

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

David Sedaris was not always an award-winning writer and satirist. For two consecutive Christmases, he was elf at a New York department store. These are extracts from his diaries. Show more

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Meet David Sedaris

Series 6

Suitable for Framing; Diary Extracts

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 7 months

The globetrotting, trash-picking, aisle-rolling storyteller shares Suitable for Framing and extracts from his diaries. From 2017 Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 6

Buddy, Can You Spare a Tie?; A Modest Proposal

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for 7 months

The globetrotting, trash-picking, aisle-rolling storyteller shares Can You Spare A Tie? and A Modest Proposal. From 2017. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 4

Episode 3: #2 to Go; Innocents Abroad

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humourist on food issues on a trip to China in 'Number 2 to Go' and learning languages in 'Innocents Abroad'. From December 2013. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 4

Episode 5

Duration: 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humourist on his native tongue in 'English Lesson' and taxidermy in 'Understanding Understanding Owls'. From December 2013. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 4

Episode 6: The Sea Section; Dog Days

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humourist on dealing with family tragedy in 'The Sea Section' and our canine friends in 'Dog Days'. From January 2014. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 5

Episode 1: The Understudy; Big Boy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humourist on questionable childcare in ‘The Understudy’ and one flush not sufficing in ‘Big Boy’. From 2015. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 3

Episode 1: Attaboy; In the Waiting Room

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humourist recalls childhood discipline in 'Attaboy' and foreign country perils during 'In The Waiting Room' From September 2012. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 3

Episode 2: Author Author; Front Row Centre with Thaddeus Bristol

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

More wit and charm from the American humourist: 'Author, Author' and 'Front Row Center with Thaddeus Bristol'. From October 2012. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 3

Episode 3: Memory Lapse; If I Ruled the World

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

More wit and charm from the American essayist, including Memory Lapse and If I Ruled the World. From October 2012. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 3

Episode 4: Put a Lid on It

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The award-winning American essayist brings more wit and charm, including a story involving his sister Tiffany and extracts from his diaries. From October 2012. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 3

Episode 6: Rubbish; Jesus Shaves

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The multi-award winning American essayist concludes his series of audience readings: 'Rubbish' and 'Jesus Shaves'. From November 2012. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 5

Stepping Out; The Vigilant Rabbit

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

An obsessive quest for fitness in ‘Stepping Out’ and a tale of over-zealous security in ‘The Vigilant Rabbit’. From 2015. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 5

Leviathan

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humourist tackles a Thanksgiving family gathering in ‘Leviathan’ plus another instalment from his diary. From 2015. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 5

Little Guy, The Ones That Got Away, Now Hiring Friendly People

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humourist tackles being small in ‘Little Guy’ and coffee queue protests in ‘Now Hiring Friendly People’. From 2015. Show more

Meet David Sedaris

Series 5

Calypso; Follow Me

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The American humorist with an upshot of an unorthodox minor operation in ‘Calypso’ and selfie culture in ‘Follow Me’. From 2015. Show more