Alexei Sayle's Imaginary Sandwich Bar

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0101Pretending And Sandwiches2016111520210704 (BBC7)The Godfather of Alternative Comedy delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Alexei Sayle explores his impulse to pretend and love of sandwiches.

Along the way he reveals the little known origin of the prawn cocktail, debunks the myth that the Earl of Sandwich was the first person to put a bit of meat between two slices of bread and discusses the hidden depths of Taylor Swift.

Written and performed by Alexei Sayle

Original music and lyrics by Tim Sutton

Producer: Joe Nunnery

A BBC Studios Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2016.

Alexei Sayle delivers stand-up, memoir and philosophy from his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Alexei Sayle delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy.

0101Pretending And Sandwiches2016111520210710 (BBC7)The Godfather of Alternative Comedy delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Alexei Sayle explores his impulse to pretend and love of sandwiches.

Along the way he reveals the little known origin of the prawn cocktail, debunks the myth that the Earl of Sandwich was the first person to put a bit of meat between two slices of bread and discusses the hidden depths of Taylor Swift.

Written and performed by Alexei Sayle

Original music and lyrics by Tim Sutton

Producer: Joe Nunnery

A BBC Studios Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2016.

Alexei Sayle delivers stand-up, memoir and philosophy from his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Alexei Sayle delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy.

0101Pretending And Sandwiches2016111520210711 (BBC7)The Godfather of Alternative Comedy delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Alexei Sayle explores his impulse to pretend and love of sandwiches.

Along the way he reveals the little known origin of the prawn cocktail, debunks the myth that the Earl of Sandwich was the first person to put a bit of meat between two slices of bread and discusses the hidden depths of Taylor Swift.

Written and performed by Alexei Sayle

Original music and lyrics by Tim Sutton

Producer: Joe Nunnery

A BBC Studios Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2016.

Alexei Sayle delivers stand-up, memoir and philosophy from his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Alexei Sayle delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy.

0102Political Beliefs2016112220210711 (BBC7)Alexei explores his political beliefs system, looking back at his childhood in a communist household, his career as a drug-dealer and his physical attraction to Boris Johnson.

The Godfather of Alternative Comedy delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Written and performed by Alexei Sayle.

Producer: Joe Nunnery

A BBC Studios Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2016

Alexei Sayle delivers stand-up, memoir and philosophy from his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Alexei Sayle delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy.

0103Careerism2016112920210718 (BBC7)Alexei reveals the surprising reason he disappeared from our TV screens in the 1990's, recounts a chance meeting with Ed Miliband, discusses rampant nepotism in most coveted careers and draws a striking comparison between capitalism and all you can eat buffets.

The Godfather of Alternative Comedy delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Written and performed by Alexei Sayle.

Additional Material from Liam Beirne.

Producer: Joe Nunnery

A BBC Studios Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in November 2016

Alexei reveals the surprising reason he disappeared from our TV screens in the 1990s.

Alexei Sayle delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy.

0104History And The Role Of The Entertainer2016120620210725 (BBC7)Alexei explores the role of the entertainer. Along the way he explains why he will never go on Strictly Come Dancing, the reason Newsnight needs to be 11 hours long and questions why TV comedy panel shows help rehabilitate the careers of 'war criminals'.

The Godfather of Alternative Comedy delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy from behind the counter of his Imaginary Sandwich Bar.

Starring Alexei Sayle, Jake Yapp, Nicholas Parsons and Paul Merton

Written and performed by Alexei Sayle.

Additional Material by Sarah Campbell.

Producer: Joe Nunnery

A BBC Studios Production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in December 2016.

Alexei explores the role of the entertainer and explains why he will never go on Strictly.

Alexei Sayle delivers a mixture of stand-up, memoir and philosophy.