Gribbin the headlines

Comic hosts satirical show

Musical comic Steve Gribbin has landed a Radio 2 pilot.

Revolver is described as "a satirical topical show with a heavy emphasis on music".

The sketch-based show will also feature guests incuding stand-up Sean Meo, Squeeze star Glen Tilbrook, and Comedy Store Player Richard Vranch.

It is written by Gribbin and a team of writers from other radio shows, including Sony award-winner Colin Birch, and the cast includes My Hero's Geraldine McNulty.

The pilot is being recorded in central London's Drill Hall this Friday.

Published: 17 Sep 2002

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