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BBC7 launches comedy breakfast show

Digital radio station BBC7 is to launch its own breakfast show, based around the best in archive comedy.

Richard Bacon is to host the new hour-long show, which launches at 8am on February 14.

He said: "The breakfast show market is very competitive and a lot of people work very hard to make their breakfast shows funny.

"The great thing about this one is that it's guaranteed to be funny every single morning – and that's got nothing to do with me and everything to do with the best BBC radio comedy of all time."

Clips lined up for the first week include Alan Partridge, The Goons, Tony Hancock and Goodness Gracious Me.

BBC7, which broadcasts up to seven hours of comedy a day, is available on DAB radios, digital satellite and cable TV, or via the internet.


Published: 30 Jan 2005

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