Britain Versus The World

Comedy panel show which pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior.

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Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

The start of a new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the Scottish comedian Susan Calman while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Malawian stand-up Daliso Chaponda. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Susan Calman
Daliso Chaponda

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Episode One:

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

The start of a new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the Scottish comedian Susan Calman while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Malawian stand-up Daliso Chaponda. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host

Guests

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Susan Calman
Daliso Chaponda

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is Scottish comedian Susan Calman while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Malawian stand-up Daliso Chaponda.

Programme Associate: Bill Matthews

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2014.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2014.

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Episode Two:

The second episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the Mancunian comedian Justin Moorhouse while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Danish stand-up Sofie Hagen. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Justin Moorhouse
Sofie Hagen

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

The second episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the Mancunian comedian Justin Moorhouse while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Danish stand-up Sofie Hagen. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host

Guests

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Justin Moorhouse
Sofie Hagen

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Programme Associate:L Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

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Hal Cruttenden and Holly Walsh take on Henning Wehn and Swedish stand-up Fredrik Andersson

Episode Three:

The third episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Holly Walsh while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Swedish stand-up Fredrik Andersson. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Holly Walsh
Fredrik Andersson

Programme Associate Bill Matthews
Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

The third episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Holly Walsh while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Swedish stand-up Fredrik Andersson. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host

Guests

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

Hal Cruttenden and Holly Walsh take on Henning Wehn and Swedish stand-up Fredrik Andersson

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Holly Walsh
Fredrik Andersson

Programme Associate Bill Matthews
Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

The comedy panel show pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas

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Hal Cruttenden and Joe Lycett take on Henning Wehn and Canadian stand-up Celia Pacquola.

Episode FOUR:

The fourth episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Joe Lycett while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Canadian stand-up Celia Pacquola. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Joe Lycett
Celia Pacquola

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

Comedy panel game show that features a team of British comedians competing against a team of comics from overseas, overseen by mostly impartial Irishman Ed Byrne.

The fourth episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Joe Lycett while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Canadian stand-up Celia Pacquola. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host

Guests

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Comedy panel game show that features a team of British comedians competing against a team of comics from overseas, overseen by mostly impartial Irishman Ed Byrne.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

Hal Cruttenden and Joe Lycett take on Henning Wehn and Canadian stand-up Celia Pacquola.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Joe Lycett
Celia Pacquola

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

The comedy panel show that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas

Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Joe Lycett while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Australian stand-up Celia Pacquola. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Hal Cruttenden and Joe Lycett take on Henning Wehn and Australian stand-up Celia Pacquola.

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Hal Cruttenden and Zoe Lyons compete against Henning Wehn and Canadian stand-up Tony Law.

Episode Five:

The fifth episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Zoe Lyons while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Canadian stand-up Tony Law. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Zoe Lyons
Tony Law

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

The fifth episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Zoe Lyons while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Australian stand-up Tony Law. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

The fifth episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Zoe Lyons while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Australian stand-up Tony Law. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host

Guests

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

Hal Cruttenden and Zoe Lyons compete against Henning Wehn and Canadian stand-up Tony Law.

The fifth episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Zoe Lyons while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Canadian stand-up Tony Law. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Zoe Lyons
Tony Law

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.

The panel show that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas

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20190620 (BBC7)
20150312 (R4)

Episode Six:

The final episode of the comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Roisin Conaty while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with his fellow German stand-up Christian Schulte-Loh. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Host

Guests

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas.

Hal Cruttenden and Roisin Conaty take on Henning Wehn and Christian Schulte-Loh.

Host
Ed Byrne

Guests
Hal Cruttenden
Henning Wehn
Roisin Conaty
Christian Schulte-Loh

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.

Episode Five:

The fifth episode of the new comedy panel show - Britain Versus The World - that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior. Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Zoe Lyons while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with Australian stand-up Tony Law. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

The final episode of the comedy panel show that pits two British comedians against a team of comics from overseas to find out which side is superior.

Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Roisin Conaty while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with his fellow German stand-up Christian Schulte-Loh.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.

Comedy panel game show in which British comedians compete against comics from overseas

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20150312 (R4)

Joining the British captain, Hal Cruttenden, is the English comedian Roisin Conaty while the captain of the Rest of the World - Henning Wehn - is teamed with his fellow German stand-up Christian Schulte-loh. The contest is overseen by Irishman Ed Byrne who does his very best to stay impartial.

Programme Associate Bill Matthews

Devised and produced by Ashley Blaker.