Listen Against

With the BBC's Listen Again facility there is just too much radio to listen to again.

So Listen Against listens again to Listen Again on your behalf and then puts it all back on the radio.

Only quicker.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio.

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A week of radio that never happened. Programmes rewound and mangled.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

A cheeky round-up of a week's worth of BBC radio that never happened.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes from across the networks - featuring Scott Mills, Gordon Brown, Steve Wright and John Humphrys - and put them back together the wrong way round.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2007.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes from across the networks - featuring Scott Mills, Gordon Brown, Steve Wright and John Humphreys - and put them back together the wrong way round.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2007.

A week of radio that never happened. Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes. From November 2007.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes from across the networks - featuring Scott Mills, Gordon Brown, Steve Wright and John Humphrys - and put them back together the wrong way round.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

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Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look at the previous week's radio.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

The show that prises the back off your radio, fiddles around with the programmes inside and then puts it all back together the wrong way round.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes get meddling with the Proms, JK and Joel, Any Answers and The Archers.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare and Jon Holmes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2007.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes get meddling with the Proms, JK and Joel, Any Answers and The Archers.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare and Jon Holmes

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look at the previous week's radio.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

2/4. Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the last week of radio.

The show that prises the back off your radio, fiddles around with the programmes inside and then puts it all back together the wrong way round.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes get meddling with the Proms, JK and Joel, Any Answers and The Archers.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2007.

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A week of radio that never happened. With Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

The show that prises the back off your radio, fiddles around with the programmes inside and then puts it all back together the wrong way round.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take liberties with Laurie Taylor, BBC Radio 1Xtra and Melvyn Bragg

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare and Jon Holmes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2007.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take liberties with Laurie Taylor, BBC Radio 1Xtra and Melvyn Bragg

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare and Jon Holmes

A week of radio that never happened. With Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

3/4. Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the last week of radio.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2007.

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4/4. Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the last week of radio.

A cheeky round-up of a week's worth of BBC radio that never happened.

Rewinding and mangling real programmes from across the networks, Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take liberties with Steve Wright, Woman's Hour and Eddie Mair.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare and Jon Holmes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2007.

A week of radio that never happened. With Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Rewinding and mangling real programmes from across the networks, Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take liberties with Steve Wright, Woman's Hour and Eddie Mair.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2007.

Rewinding and mangling real programmes from across the networks, Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take liberties with Steve Wright, Woman's Hour and Eddie Mair.

The brain-child of writer, comic and broadcaster Jon Holmes.

Producer: Bill Dare and Jon Holmes

A week of radio that never happened. With Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

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An Archers convention, a live pitbull on the Today programme and a Popmaster crisis.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio.

An 'Archers' convention, a live pitbull on the Today programme and a 'Popmaster' crisis.

An Archers convention, a live pitbull on the Today programme and a Popmaster crisis. Stars Jon Holmes. From November 2008.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio (1/4).

An Archers convention, a live pitbull on Radio 4's Today programme and a Popmaster crisis for Radio 2.

The show that prises the back off your radio, fiddles around with the programmes inside and then puts it all back together the wrong way round.

Written by and starring Jon Holmes,

With Alice Arnold.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2008.

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Time runs away in preparations for the switch-on of the BBC Collider.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Time runs away in preparations for the switch-on of the BBC Collider. Radio rearranged by Jon Holmes. From November 2008.

2/4. Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio.

Time runs away in preparations for the switch-on of the BBC Collider - and the Greenwich time signal pips are still running rogue...

The show that prises the back off your radio, fiddles around with the programmes inside and then puts it all back together the wrong way round.

Written by and starring Jon Holmes,

With Alice Arnold.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2008.

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More radio ridicule from Jon Holmes, including Thought for the Day... for Satanists.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio.

More radio ridicule from Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes, including Thought for the Day... for Satanists. From December 2008.

More radio ridicule from Jon Holmes, including Thought for the Day... for Satanists.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Radio 4's new drama 'Peston', 'Thought for the Day' for Satanists and why is Jeremy Vine so charming in person but so tetchy on Radio 2?

The show that look backs in amplitude at rearranged and downright fictional snippets from BBC radio.

Written by and starring Jon Holmes,

With Alice Arnold.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2008.

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Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio.

Martin Jarvis reads from a Haynes manual, plus more wireless weirdness hosted by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes. From December 2008.

Martin Jarvis reads from a Haynes manual, plus more wireless weirdness. From December 2008

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Martin Jarvis reads from a Haynes manual, plus more wireless weirdness.

Martin Jarvis reads from a Haynes manual - and it's time to oversee the winter hibernation of Steve Wright in the Blue Peter garden.

More damage from the past seven days of BBC radio.

Like Radio 4's Feedback but with less virulence, Listen Against rearranges the reality of BBC radio - until it's too confused to cry.

Written by and starring Jon Holmes.

With Alice Arnold.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2008.

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Jeremy Paxman goes rogue, and Today gets remade as a US sitcom.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Listen Against: the programme that looks back at a week's worth of radio and TV that never happened, and works its way through it all, like a critical tapeworm going through a giant media dog.

Jeremy Paxman finally breaks and goes rogue, Today gets remade as a US sitcom, and listeners thoughts on the Food Programme giving recipes for cooking a Flump and spit roasting a Clanger. With special guests Jenni Murray, Richard Bacon and John Humphrys.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Featuring: James Bachman, Stephen Critchlow, Sarah Hadland and David Schnieder.

Listen Against: the programme that looks back at a week's worth of radio and TV that never happened, and works its way through it all, like a critical tapeworm going through a giant media dog.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Jeremy Paxman finally breaks and goes rogue and Today gets remade as a US sitcom.

Jeremy Paxman finally breaks and goes rogue, Today gets remade as a US sitcom, and listeners thoughts on the Food Programme giving recipes for cooking a Flump and spit roasting a Clanger.

With special guests Jenni Murray, Richard Bacon and John Humphrys.

Jeremy Paxman goes rogue, and Today gets remade as a US sitcom.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Jeremy Paxman finally breaks and goes rogue, Today gets remade as a US sitcom, and listeners thoughts on the Food Programme giving recipes for cooking a Flump and spit roasting a Clanger. With special guests Jenni Murray, Richard Bacon and John Humphrys.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Featuring: James Bachman, Stephen Critchlow, Sarah Hadland and David Schnieder.

Featuring: James Bachman, Stephen Critchlow, Sarah Hadland and David Schnieder.

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* Ecological and broadcast catastrophe strikes as BBC 3 leaks in to other channels.

* Edward Stourton and Gaby Roslin tunnel to the centre of the earth for Children in Need,.

* Previewing the new musical charting the dramatic lives of the Dimblebys: 'News Brothers'.

Another week's worth of radio and TV that never happened. It's a bit like the BBC iPlayer, only with two eyes instead of one. And it's got ears.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

With special guests Marcel Theroux and Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Featuring: James Bachman, Stephen Critchlow, Sarah Hadland and David Schnieder.

Producer: Sam Bryant

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2010.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Listen Against: the programme that looks back at a week's worth of radio and TV that never happened. It's a bit like the BBC iPlayer. only with two eyes instead of one. And it's got ears.

This week, ecological and broadcast catastrophe strikes as BBC 3 leaks in to other channels, Edward Stourton and Gaby Roslin tunnel to the centre of the earth for Children in Need, and a preview of the new musical charting the dramatic lives of the Dimblebys: 'News Brothers'. With special guests Marcel Theroux and Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Listen Against: the programme that looks back at a week's worth of radio and TV that never happened. It's a bit like the BBC iPlayer. only with two eyes instead of one. And it's got ears.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over the past week of radio.

This week, ecological and broadcast catastrophe strikes as BBC 3 leaks in to other channels, Edward Stourton and Gaby Roslin tunnel to the centre of the earth for Children in Need, and a preview of the new musical charting the dramatic lives of the Dimblebys: 'News Brothers'.

BBC3 leaks, and Gaby Roslin tunnels to the centre of the Earth for Children in Need.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

This week, ecological and broadcast catastrophe strikes as BBC 3 leaks in to other channels, Edward Stourton and Gaby Roslin tunnel to the centre of the earth for Children in Need, and a preview of the new musical charting the dramatic lives of the Dimblebys: 'News Brothers'. With special guests Marcel Theroux and Julia Hartley-brewer.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Featuring: James Bachman, Stephen Critchlow, Sarah Hadland and David Schnieder.

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Michael Burke becomes trapped in the Moral Maze and Any Answers gets a game show makeover.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

The programme that looks back at a week's worth of radio and TV that never happened. Michael Burke becomes trapped in the Moral Maze, and Any Answers gets a game show makeover.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Produced by Sam Bryant and Jon Holmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

03042010092820200806 (BBC7)Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes. From September 2010.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

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The programme that looks back at a week's worth of radio and TV that never happened. A disaster on the island from Desert Island Discs, and BBC presenters go commercial.

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Produced by Sam Bryant and Jon Holmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes. From September 2010.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes rewind and mangle real programmes. From September 2010.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Produced by Sam Bryant and Jon Holmes.

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Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting...that never happened.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Listen Against is the comedy that takes the back off your radio and television, fiddles round with the programmes inside and then puts them all back the wrong way round.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional listeners bombard Listen Against with fictional letters and emails complaining about half-fictional programmes while fictional guests and real life presenters (this series includes Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

Written and created by Jon Holmes
Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes

Cast:
Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)
Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)
Sarah Hadland (Miranda)
James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)
Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)
David Mara (RSC & Donmar Warehouse)

Produced by Sam Bryant.

A satirical look back over the past week of radio.

Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting... that never happened. By Jon Holmes.

Listen Against is the comedy that takes the back off your radio and television, fiddles round with the programmes inside and then puts them all back the wrong way round.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Written and created by Jon Holmes

Cast:

Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)

Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)

Sarah Hadland (Miranda)

James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)

Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional listeners bombard Listen Against with fictional letters and emails complaining about half-fictional programmes while fictional guests and real life presenters (this series includes Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

James Bachman (Mitchell and Webb)

David Mara (RSC and Donmar Warehouse)

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Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting... that never happened.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Listen Against is the comedy that takes the back off your radio and television, fiddles round with the programmes inside and then puts them all back the wrong way round.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional listeners bombard Listen Against with fictional letters and emails complaining about half-fictional programmes while fictional guests and real life presenters (this series includes Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

Written and created by Jon Holmes
Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes

Cast:
Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)
Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)
Sarah Hadland (Miranda)
James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)
Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)
David Mara (RSC & Donmar Warehouse)

Produced by Sam Bryant.

Listen Against is the comedy that takes the back off your radio and television, fiddles round with the programmes inside and then puts them all back the wrong way round.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Written and created by Jon Holmes

Cast:

Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)

Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)

Sarah Hadland (Miranda)

James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)

Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)

Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting... that never happened. By Jon Holmes.

James Bachman (Mitchell and Webb)

David Mara (RSC and Donmar Warehouse)

Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting...that never happened.

Using ""beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp"" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a ""sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical"" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Like ""the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today"" (Observer) fictional listeners bombard Listen Against with fictional letters and emails complaining about half-fictional programmes while fictional guests and real life presenters (this series includes Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in ""a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television."" (Guardian).

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Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting...that never happened.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio

Listen Against is the comedy that takes the back off your radio and television, fiddles round with the programmes inside and then puts them all back the wrong way round.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional listeners bombard Listen Against with fictional letters and emails complaining about half-fictional programmes while fictional guests and real life presenters (this series includes Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

Written and created by Jon Holmes
Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes

Cast:
Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)
Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)
Sarah Hadland (Miranda)
James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)
Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)
David Mara (RSC & Donmar Warehouse)

Producer: Sam Bryant.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 2011.

Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting... that never happened. By Jon Holmes.

Listen Against is the comedy that takes the back off your radio and television, fiddles round with the programmes inside and then puts them all back the wrong way round.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Written and created by Jon Holmes

Cast:

Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)

Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)

Sarah Hadland (Miranda)

James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)

Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)

Produced by Sam Bryant.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional listeners bombard Listen Against with fictional letters and emails complaining about half-fictional programmes while fictional guests and real life presenters (this series includes Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

James Bachman (Mitchell and Webb)

David Mara (RSC and Donmar Warehouse)

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Looking back at a week's worth of broadcasting... that never happened. By Jon Holmes.

Listen Against is the comedy that takes the back off your radio and television, fiddles round with the programmes inside and then puts them all back the wrong way round.

Using "beautifully crafted, scalpel sharp" (Gillian Reynolds) mash-ups of current and archive programmes Listen Against creates a "sly, sharp, smart, surreal, satirical" world (Sunday Telegraph) where Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes look back in amplitude of at a week's worth of broadcasting like a media tapeworm going through a dog.

Like "the mischievous offspring of Points of View and The Day Today" (Observer) fictional listeners bombard Listen Against with fictional letters and emails complaining about half-fictional programmes while fictional guests and real life presenters (this series includes Melvyn Bragg, Jeremy Vine and Vanessa Feltz) argue with each other in "a gem of a satirical swoop at radio and television." (Guardian).

Written and created by Jon Holmes

Presented by Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes

Cast:

Kevin Eldon (Brass Eye, Big Train)

Justin Edwards (The Thick of It)

Sarah Hadland (Miranda)

James Bachman (Mitchell & Webb)

Kim Wall (Big Train , IT Crowd)

David Mara (RSC & Donmar Warehouse)

Produced by Sam Bryant.

James Bachman (Mitchell and Webb)

David Mara (RSC and Donmar Warehouse)

A week of radio that never happened with Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes.

Alice Arnold and Jon Holmes take a satirical look back over a week of radio