Radio 4's Today gets funnier... | And Miranda does Desert Island Discs

Radio 4's Today gets funnier...

And Miranda does Desert Island Discs

Comedy stars are to pop up on some of Radio 4's flagship programmes such as Today and Woman’s Hour over the Christmas period.

Those taking part in the Comedy Advent Calendar, as it is called, will include Mitchell & Webb, Sue Perkins, Lenny Henry, Sandi Toksvig, Marcus Brigstocke and Johnny Vegas.

Listeners will also be able to have the selection of stories, sketches, songs, poems and memories delivered to their inbox every day .

Meanwhile Miranda Hart is to be a castaway on Desert Island Discs as part of Radio 4's Christmas programming, sharing her favourite songs with Kirsty Young on December 22.

The following week Ant & Dec will be the guests. But it will not be the first time a duo has been castaway together, as they will be following in the footsteps of Morecambe and Wise, Bob Monkhouse & Denis Goodwin and Peter Brough & Archie Andrews.

And Just A Minute is to record a Christmas special with Pam Ayres, Stephen Mangan, Gyles Brandreth and Paul Merton

Published: 18 Nov 2013

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