Mark Watson Makes the World Substantially Better offers a mixture of stand-up, sketches, and songs. There'll be life-changing advice too - and even if this turns out to be bad advice, it'll still have good jokes in it. The show features Mark Watson, Tim Key, and Tom Basden.
Series 2 of the satirical BBC Radio 4 comedy written by Tom Basden, Simon, Jared, Duncan, Mel and Phoebe are idealistic students who want to change the world - so they decide to set up their own political party, meeting in their leader’s garden shed. In this second series, they try to get recognition and publicity, get to grips with technology, use prison-based TV shows as inspiration for forming their policy on crime and punishment and come up with a convenient catch-all solution to tackle drugs and housing.
A wildly original poetry collection written and read by one of the UK’s most exciting young comics. A poet who favours dark suits, lager and long hot baths, he works on BBC Four in Charlie Brooker's Newswipe and on Radio 4, doing his late night poetry show. In 2009 he won the Edinburgh Comedy Award for his poetical recital The Slutcracker and has filmed some of his verse in black and white to overwhelming critical approval.
Step inside the strange, surreal, and happy world of the Cowards in this original sketch comedy. It's quirky, laugh-out-loud comedy in six unique episodes - as heard on BBC Radio 4.
In the second BBC Radio 4 series of Cowards, a whole new batch of hapless and hopeful nearly-men battle with the challenge of everyday life, doing their very best to meet the demands of the modern world. Bikes start talking, genies appear that force you to guess what your three wishes are, bridges across the channel are built out of Lego, Parky loses it and a young man tries to audition for Barbara Windsor's part in EastEnders. There are also new creatures made from splicing a cow with an apple.