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Joe Lycett hosts a big Pride party...

The best of the week's comedy on TV and radio

Here’s our pick of the best comedy programmes on TV, radio and on demand this week.

Sunday July 3

JOE LYCETT'S BIG PRIDE PARTY: In this live extravaganza from his Birmingham hometown, the comedian celebrates 50 years of Pride with music, comedy and celebrity guests. Fellow comics Mawaan Rizwan and Rosie Jones co-host while guests include Boy George, Mae Martin, Dame Kelly Holmes, Danny Dyer, Dame Joan Collins, Tom Allen, Julian Clary and Gina Yashere. Plus, we are promised ‘one of Joe’s most ambitious stunts to date’, which involves a load of MPs and an impromptu statue in Westminster. Channel 4, 9pm

SUDDEN DEATH In this Radio 4 stand-up special, comedian Jon Harvey – the human alter-ego of intergalactic political troublemaker Count Binface – tells the story of how he embarked on an odyssey to see as many of the world's great sports events as possible within one year, in tribute to his late brother. BBC Radio 4, 7.15pm

Monday July 4

BIG ZUU’S BIG EATS: The grime artist and chef returns with Tubsey and Hyder to cook for celebs, starting with Johnny Vegas. Dave, 10pm

Wednesday July 6

KEN CHENG: CHINESE COMEDIAN: In the third series of his stand-up show Cheng tackles topics including the coronavirus and his romantic endeavours. BBC Radio 4, 6.30pm

HYPOTHETICAL: This week Victoria Coren-Mitchell, Rosie Jones, Isy Suttie and Toussaint Douglass join James Acaster and Josh Widdicombe to ponder some theoretical quandaries Dave, 10pm

Saturday July 9

COUPLING: Starting tonight, Gold is showing all four series of future Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat’s award-winning comedy about the friendships, dating lives and sexual misadventures of six friends in their early thirties. Who said ‘British version of Friends’? Gold 10pm

Published: 3 Jul 2022

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