John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme Recording – Series 4 Episode 2

As I have explained numerous times on this blog, but will do so again for the sake of consistency, ‘John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme’ is a radio 4 sketch show, penned by Cabin Pressure writer John Finnemore. Recently I attended a recording of an episode of  the fourth series. The recording took place at the Shaw…

A Lego TARDIS

With school, education and any kind of work being a distant memory, I can now put my summer to good use (a.k.a Radio Recordings, Lord of the Rings and Lego). However, with so much time on my hands a lot becomes wasted and even more squandered on useless and pointless tasks. One example that immediately pops…

John Finnemore’s Library Edition 2

With live recordings of ‘John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme’ series 4 on the horizon, John and co set off to Kensington Library to ‘try-out’ some material for the new series in his second ‘Library Edition’. Joining John were his co-stars Simon Kane and Carrie Quinlan. The content for this ‘try-out’ was mainly revamped material from the first…

Welcome to Our Village Recording – Series 2 Episode 3

A few weeks ago I travelled up to BBC Radio Theatre to witness the recording of another episode of ‘Welcome to Our village, Please Invade Carefully’. The show is centred around a small English Village which has been taken over by aliens. The residents have been completely cut off from the outside world and their every…

Welcome to Our Village Recording – Series 2 Episodes 1 & 3

“What’s this? A radio (YAY!) sitcom (YAAY!) starring Peter Davison (YAAAY!) and Hannah Murray (YAAAAY)? Of course I flippin’ want to go and see that.” …was my reaction to seeing tickets for ‘Welcome to Our Village’ appear online. Welcome to Our Village is a sitcom for BBC Radio 4 (originally Radio 2) based around a…