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Duration: 30 minutes

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

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Britain's first and only punk dentist’s fave comedy moments. Jan Ravens and John Bird in post-apocalyptic sketches. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Ensemble:
David Jason
Ensemble:
John Bird
Ensemble:
Jan Ravens
Ensemble:
Rory Bremner

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

The country’s admired weather forecast director chooses the laughs. Rory Bremner stars in post-apocalyptic sketches. From 2017. Show more

Contributors

Ensemble:
David Jason
Ensemble:
John Bird
Ensemble:
Jan Ravens
Ensemble:
Rory Bremner
Ensemble:
Adie Allen
Ensemble:
James Lailey

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

JP Doom quizzes Viktor Schmelling about his career in comedy. David Jason and John Bird in post-apocalyptic sketches. From 2016. Show more

Contributors

Ensemble:
David Jason
Ensemble:
John Bird
Ensemble:
Jan Ravens
Ensemble:
Rory Bremner
Ensemble:
Adie Allen
Ensemble:
James Lailey

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Available for years

David Jason, John Bird, Jan Ravens and Rory Bremner star in David Renwick’s post-apocalyptic sketch show. This week Frankie "Flesh-Eater" Harris's favourite moments of mirth... Show more

Contributors

Ensemble:
David Jason
Ensemble:
John Bird
Ensemble:
Jan Ravens
Ensemble:
Rory Bremner

Jonathan Creek

Series 5

Episode 2: The Sinner and the Sandman

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

A retired local psychic inadvertently makes the most amazing and impossible prediction of his career, in this episode of the offbeat mystery drama series. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Creek:
Alan Davies
Polly Creek:
Sarah Alexander
Horace Greeley:
John Bird
Rev Hugh Chater:
James Bachman
Alison Chater:
Selina Griffiths
Leonard Corbyn:
Michael Troughton
Captain Ian Amery Cooper:
John Voce
Mr Eric Ipswich:
David Gant
Young Eric Ipswich:
Adam Grayson
Crispin Gilpin:
Tim Faraday
Polly's Mother:
Chloe Buswell
The Sandman:
John Walters
Young Polly:
Ella Purton
Director:
David Sant
Executive Producer:
David Renwick
Executive Producer:
Pete Thornton

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Joel comes home early from work one day to find an unexpected visitor in the shape of Henry. Starring John Bird. From 2015. Show more

Pointless Celebrities

Series 6

Episode 7: Comedy

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Alexander Armstrong presents a celebrity comedy edition of the quiz, with contestants including Tim Brooke-Taylor, John Bird, Don Warrington, Robert Llewellyn and Richard Herring. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Osman
Participant:
Tim Brooke-Taylor
Participant:
John Bird
Participant:
Don Warrington
Participant:
Ray Burdis
Participant:
Dom Joly
Participant:
Robert Llewellyn
Participant:
Rhona Cameron
Participant:
Richard Herring
Executive Producer:
Pam Cavannagh
Executive Producer:
Nick Mather
Executive Producer:
James Fox
Executive Producer:
Richard Hague
Executive Producer:
Michelle Woods
Series Producer:
John Ryan

Absolute Power

Series 1

Country Life

Duration: 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

When Charles and Martin win the commission to launch Lord Harcourt's political party, Charles' belief that he can spin anything is put severely to the test.

Contributors

Charles Prentiss:
Stephen Fry
Martin McCabe:
John Bird
Jamie Front:
James Lance
Alison Jackman:
Zoe Telford
Nick Mayer:
Nicholas Burns
Cat Durnford:
Sally Bretton

Absolute Power

Series 1

Crash and Burn

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

When one of Charles's most successful clients is caught on CCTV beating up his girlfriend, the strategy Charles proposes is as unethical as it is shocking.

Contributors

Charles Prentiss:
Stephen Fry
Martin McCabe:
John Bird
Jamie Front:
James Lance
Alison Jackman:
Zoe Telford
Nick Mayer:
Nicholas Burns
Cat Durnford:
Sally Bretton

Absolute Power

Series 1

Mr. Fox

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

When the health secretary wins an injunction preventing newspapers from reporting an incident in which he was allegedly mugged by two men, Charles agrees to help him keep his job.

Contributors

Charles Prentiss:
Stephen Fry
Martin McCabe:
John Bird
Jamie Front:
James Lance
Alison Jackman:
Zoe Telford
Nick Mayer:
Nicholas Burns
Cat Durnford:
Sally Bretton

Absolute Power

Series 1

Pope Idol

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

How do you sex-up a dull bishop? That's the next challenge for the sultans of spin. Charles is more interested in the case of a Welsh footballer who wants to play for England.

Contributors

Charles Prentiss:
Stephen Fry
Martin McCabe:
John Bird
Jamie Front:
James Lance
Alison Jackman:
Zoe Telford
Nick Mayer:
Nicholas Burns
Cat Durnford:
Sally Bretton

Absolute Power

Series 1

Tory Woman

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two England

Tory MP Joanne Standing is in trouble - she called her leader "Porkbum" and her career has tanked ever since. Charles sprinkles some of his magic dust with surprising results.

Contributors

Charles Prentiss:
Stephen Fry
Martin McCabe:
John Bird
Jamie Front:
James Lance
Alison Jackman:
Zoe Telford
Nick Mayer:
Nicholas Burns
Cat Durnford:
Sally Bretton

Question Time

10/01/2013

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Parliament

David Dimbleby chairs the first Question Time of 2013, from Lewisham. Joining him on the panel are: Ed Davey, Lord Prescott, Nadine Dorries, John Bird and Camilla Cavendish. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Dimbleby
Series Editor:
Nicolai Gentchev
Executive Producer:
Steve Anderson
Participant:
Ed Davey
Participant:
John Prescott
Participant:
Nadine Dorries
Participant:
John Bird
Participant:
Camilla Cavendish

Jonathan Creek

Series 5

Episode 3: The Curse of the Bronze Lamp

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Mystery drama series. A wealthy kidnap victim appears to pull off a mind-boggling act of teleportation to alert the police to her whereabouts. Show more

Contributors

Jonathan Creek:
Alan Davies
Polly Creek:
Sarah Alexander
Horace Greeley:
John Bird
Heidi Greeley:
June Whitfield
Laurel Greeley:
June Whitfield
Lindsey Isherwood:
Elizabeth Conboy
Daisy Shand:
Melanie Gray
Rowan Isherwood:
Daniel Osgerby
Kevin:
Dar Dash
DCI Karren Adams:
Caroline Lee Johnson
Director:
David Sant
Executive Producer:
David Renwick
Executive Producer:
Pete Thornton