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Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.

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Brighten your week with the latest BBC Radio 4 comedy, introduced by Darren Harriott.

    Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!

    Thanks a Lot, Milton Jones!

    Milton’s attempt to become an international art dealer leads to a deadly brush with danger.

    Mention Milton Jones to most people and the first thing they think is "Help!". Each week, Milton and his trusty assistant Anton set out to help people and soon find they're embroiled in a new adventure. Because when you're close to the edge, then Milton can give you a push.

    "Milton Jones is one of Britain's best gagsmiths with a flair for creating daft yet perfect one-liners" - The Guardian.

    "King of the surreal one-liners" - The Times

    "If you haven't caught up with Jones yet - do so!" - The Daily Mail

    Written by Milton with James Cary (Bluestone 42, Miranda), and Dan Evans (who co-wrote Milton's Channel 4 show House Of Rooms), the man they call "Britain's funniest Milton," returns to the radio with a fully-working cast and a shipload of new jokes.

    The cast includes regulars Tom Goodman-Hill (Spamalot, Mr. Selfridge) as the ever-faithful Anton, Josie Lawrence and Ben Willbond (Yonderland, Ghosts).

    With music by Guy Jackson

    Produced and directed by David Tyler
    A Pozzitive production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min
    Alfie Brown's School Of Wrong

    Alfie Brown's School Of Wrong

    Comedian Alfie Brown finds himself deep in conversation with Marie Le Conte on the subject of British politics and politicians and the inner workings of their meeting rooms, bars and secret nooks. Why do things happen the way they do, and how did we drift to a space where wrong seems right?

    Producer: Richard Melvin A Dabster production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min
    Teatime

    Teatime

    Comedy by Katherine Jakeways about a chaotic but loving family. Starring Philip Glenister, Samantha Spiro, Aimee-Ffion Edwards, Prasanna Puwanarajah, Katie Redford and Steven Brandon.

    In an attempt to prove to Donna - and to himself - that he’s got his life back on track, Joe (Glenister) starts a new business venture, working from home as a Wellness Coach. Two problems: one, he knows nothing about wellness. And two, the home he’s decided to work from is Vicky and Rav’s. Despite their misgivings, Vicky and Rav (Edwards and Puwanarajah), Donna (Spiro) and the rest of the family can’t help but be sucked in by Joe’s enthusiasm.

    Meanwhile Lisa (Redford) is suffering from an acute bout of selective deafness, and Uncle Bob (Brandon) makes a spirited attempt at the world record for number of marshmallows in mouth. 44 to beat.

    Teatime was produced by Sam Ward, and is a BBC Studios production.

    • 29 min
    Mark Watson Talks a Bit About Life

    Mark Watson Talks a Bit About Life

    Multi-award winning comedian and author Mark Watson continues his probably doomed quest to make sense of the human experience. He's aided by the sardonic musical brilliance of Flo and Joan, and by a different comedy friend in each programme. This week, it's Lou Sanders. This new series examines the four seasons of the year and the seasons of a human life, as Mark - at the halfway point of his expected lifespan - considers what might come next. In this first programme, Mark and his guests discuss Spring - a time of new beginnings, lambs and other cliches. As always, there's a huge number of jokes, some songs and an awful lot of other stuff crammed into each show as the much-loved comic and his team make their way through life at dizzying speed. Produced by Lianne Coop An Impatient production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min

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