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Free tickets

To TV and radio recordings

You can see some of Britain's finest comedy talents for free at the recording of TV and radio shows - as well as getting a sneak peek at forthcoming programmes.

Tickets are now available for the following shows. Please note that you should apply for tickets by clicking the links in the copy (either in blue or underlined). Do not email Chortle – we have nothing to do with these recordings and will not respond to any emails about them.


The Mash Report

The satirical show hosted by Nish Kumar and correspondents including Rachel Parris and Ellie Taylor returns to BBC Two, with the topical programme recorded at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire on Thursdays until December 6. Free tickets are available here.


8 Out Of 10 Cats Do Countdown

Jimmy Carr and regular team captains Sean Lock and Jon Richardson play their very own version of TV's classic quiz, Countdown, along with celebrity guests. Rachel Riley is at the letters and numbers board and Dictionary Corner regular Susie Dent is 'assisted' by a top comedian.

Two episodes of the show are being recorded at MediaCity, Salford, on November 22 and December 10. Free tickets are available here.


Tez Talks

Blackburn born comic Tez Ilyas returns to BBC Radio 4 to take listeners through life as a British Muslim in his stand-up show. 


The show will be recorded at the RADA Studios in Central London on November 18 and the nearby BBC Radio Theatre in Broadcasting House on December 2. Free tickets are available here.


The Last Leg

Adam Hills alongside co-hosts Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker provide alternative commentary on the significant moments of the past seven days in this well-established Channel 4 show.

The show will be air live from Television Centre, White City, West London on Fridays until December 21. Free tickets are available here.


The Wilsons Save The World

Radio 4 sitcom The Wilsons Save The World is to return for a second series.

The comedy stars Marcus Brigstocke and Kerry Godliman as Mike and Maxine Wilson, a couple trying to live ethically.

Guest stars in the new series include Liza Tarbuck who will play Max’s mum, Vicki Pepperdine as Mike’s mum and Mike Wozniak, who plays a character called BMW Paul. 

The series will be recorded in front of a studio audience at the BBC Radio Theatre at Broadcasting House in Central London on November 27 and December 3. Free tickets are available here.


Published: 27 Jun 2006

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