Funny Fortnight feature returns to BBC Radio 2
BBC Radio 2 is bringing back Funny Fortnight for another year featuring two weekends of one-off celebrity panel shows, quizzes and situation comedies.
The network will also air two specials with Patrick Kielty interviewing Mel Brooks, and Steve Martin with Martin Short.
Funny Fortnight will feature Tom Allen, Charlie Brooker, Daliso Chaponda, Sophie Duker, Rhys James, Russell Kane, Gary Lewis, James May, AJ Odudu, Vicki Pepperdine, Morgana Robinson, Suzi Ruffell, Ahir Shah, Emma Sidi, Stacey Solomon, and Sindhu Vee.
The six 30 minute shows will be broadcast on BBC Radio 2 across Saturday 21 – Sunday 22 March, and Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 March, and will also be available on BBC Sounds.
Robert Gallacher, Commissioning Editor, Radio 2 says: “Radio 2 is delighted to be bringing this special season of programming to air this Spring. From emerging talent to treasured favourites, there’s something to entertain all our listeners across the UK.”