The Now Show Recording – Series 40 Episode 5

Ok, time for another Radio Recording Post! It was a few weeks now that I went to a recording of the Now Show (specifically Series 40, Episode 5). It starred regulars Steve Punt, Hugh Denis, Jon Holmes and Mitch Benn with the addition of Marcus Brigstocke and Pippa Evans. Recorded at RADA, the show was…

The Brig Society Recording – Episodes 1 & 2

Yesterday I went to another radio recording. Yay! This time it was for a brand new sitcom; The Brig Society, starring Marcus Brigstocke. Basically what happens is in each episode, Marcus volunteers to do some work for his local community and ends up being put in charge of whatever he volunteers for. The series (or…

Newsjack Recording – Series 8 Episode 5

A few days ago I went to, yes, another radio recording. This time it was for Series 8, Episode 5 of BBC Radio 4 Extra program, Newsjack. However there was one significant difference to this recording than the others I have been too, for it took place at the BBC Broadcasting House rather than the…

Newsjack Recording – Series 8 Episode 3

Newsjack is a radio-comedy-news based-sketch show (there is a name for that but I’ve forgotten it) broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra. It is an unusual show it that it is made up entirely of sketches and one-liners sent in by members of the public before being performed by actors. The stars of the show…

Cabin Pressure Series 4 Recording 3

Yesterday I fulfilled one of my long time dreams. I met one of my favourite actors, my role model, my hero. Yesterday I met BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH. But let’s start from the beginning, we can’t just skip to the main event. Me and two friends had journeyed up to London for the recordings of the last…

Smashed bottle of Tipp-Ex

Whilst hanging around the RADA studios, venue of the Cabin Pressure recordings, my friend and I spotted a strange occurrence in the middle of the road. This occurrence, which from a distance looked like bird poo, turned out to be a smashed bottle of Tipp-Ex. I mean what’s going on there? A bottle, lying in…

Cabin Pressue Series 4 Recording 2

When you mix together being a massive Cabin Pressure fan and not getting tickets to the second recording of Cabin Pressure Series 4, the result is 5 hours standing in the middle of London waiting to sneak into the studios and meet the cast. Me and two others arrived at the RADA studios at about…