Ross Noble Goes Global

Globetrotting comedian Ross Noble embarks upon a series of comic travelogues.

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01Shanghai20120814 (BBC7)"Teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people, the comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002.

Ross Noble visits bustling Shanghai, teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people."

0220120821Ross Noble tries to climb up Table Mountain and discovers Cape Town's very posh monkeys.

Ross goes to South Africa, where he fails to climb Table Mountain and discovers that Cape Town has very posh monkeys. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002.

03Egypt2012082820120307 (BBC7)4 Extra Debut. The comedian entertains bewildered Bedouins in the desert and ponders the merits of doing a wildlife show. From May 2003.

. The comedian entertains bewildered Bedouins in the desert and ponders a wildlife show.

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"Travelling from rainy Sligo to busy Dublin, Ross learns to play the penny whistle - badly.

Travelling from rainy Sligo to busy Dublin - the comedian learns to play the penny whistle - badly. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002."

This week, the globetrotting comedian Ross travels around Ireland, where he learns to play the penny whistle - badly. Episode 4 of 5.

04Ireland2012090420111215 (BBC7)Travelling from rainy Sligo to busy Dublin, the comedian learns to play the penny whistle - badly. From April 2002.

. Travelling from Sligo to Dublin, the comedian learns to play the penny whistle - badly.

04 LASTMilan2012090420120314 (BBC7)The comedian discovers graffiti, beggars and lycra-clad couriers in the Italian style capital of Europe. From June 2003.

. The comedian discovers graffiti, beggars and lycra-clad couriers in the style capital.

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Spotting a monkey and shopping malls galore - the comedian's having a bad hair day in the incredible humidity. From May 2002.

. The comedian's having a bad hair day in the incredible humidity.

. Spotting a monkey and shopping malls galore.

The last in the series of comedy travelogues from the globetrotting comedian. Ross rounds off his tour in Singapore. Episode 5 of 5.

The last in the series of comedy travelogues from the globe trotting comedian. Ross rounds off his tour in Singapore.

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Kicking off his comedy travelogues in the capital of Hungary, the stand-up comic then takes the train to Poland.

As well as entertaining the locals with his unique brand of stand-up, Ross Noble chats to the Mayor of Warsaw about furry hats, uncovers the truth about suicidal Hungarian monks and even shares a curry with Poland's only comedian...

Producer: Danny Wallace

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2001.

Ross kicks off his comedy travelogues in the capital of Hungary.

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

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Kicking off his comedy travelogues in the capital of Hungary, the stand-up then takes the train to Poland. From June 2001.

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Ross Noble invades Budapest and Warsaw to entertain the locals with his stand-up act.

He chats to the Mayor of Warsaw about furry hats, uncovers the truth about suicidal Hungarian monks and even shares a curry with Poland's premier comedian.

Ross kicks off his comedy travelogues in the capital of Hungary.

Teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people, the comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002.

Ross Noble visits bustling Shanghai, teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people.

Kicking off his comedy travelogues in the capital of Hungary, the stand-up comic then takes the train to Poland.

As well as entertaining the locals with his unique brand of stand-up, Ross Noble chats to the Mayor of Warsaw about furry hats, uncovers the truth about suicidal Hungarian monks and even shares a curry with Poland's only comedian...

Producer: Danny Wallace

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 2001.

A new series of comedy travelogues from the globetrotting comedian. Ross chats to the Mayor of Warsaw about furry hats. Episode 1 of 5.

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Kicking off his comedy travelogues in the capital of Hungary, the stand-up then takes the train to Poland. From June 2001.

Teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people, the comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002.

Ross Noble visits bustling Shanghai, teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people.

. Ross kicks off his comedy travelogues in the capital of Hungary.

A new series of comedy travelogues from the globe trotting comedian. Ross chats to the Mayor of Warsaw about furry hats. Episode 1 of 5.

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Teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people, the comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002.

Ross Noble visits bustling Shanghai, teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people.

The comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai. From April 2002.

Teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people, the comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai. From April 2002.

In Shanghai, he entertains the locals and marvels at the wonders of a thousand pensioners in a park.

Teeming with spittoons and parks packed with people - the comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai.

"The comedian visits the bustling city of Shanghai.

The second in a series of comedy travelogues from the globe trotting comedian. Episode 2 of 5.

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From April 2002."

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

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Ross Noble tries to climb up Table Mountain and discovers Cape Town's very posh monkeys.

Ross goes to South Africa, where he fails to climb Table Mountain and discovers that Cape Town has very posh monkeys. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002.

The comedian tries to climb up Table Mountain and discovers that Cape Town has some very posh monkeys. From April 2002.

The comedian explores Cape Town and tries to climb up Table Mountain.

"The comedian discovers that Cape Town has some very posh monkeys.

Ross goes to South Africa, where he fails to climb Table Mountain and discovers that Cape Town has very posh monkeys. Episode 3 of 5.

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The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

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Travelling from rainy Sligo to busy Dublin, Ross learns to play the penny whistle - badly.

Travelling from rainy Sligo to busy Dublin - the comedian learns to play the penny whistle - badly. Part of Radio 4 Extra's Comedy Club, originally broadcast on Radio 4 in April 2002.

Travelling from Sligo to Dublin, the comedian learns to play the penny whistle - badly.

Travelling from rainy Sligo to busy Dublin, the comedian learns to play the penny whistle - badly. From April 2002.

This week, the globetrotting comedian Ross travels around Ireland, where he learns to play the penny whistle - badly. Episode 4 of 5.

This week, the globetrotting comedian Ross travels around Ireland, where he learns to play the penny whistle - badly."

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

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The comedian's having a bad hair day in the incredible humidity.

Spotting a monkey and shopping malls galore - the comedian's having a bad hair day in the incredible humidity. From May 2002.

Spotting a monkey and shopping malls galore, the comedian is having a bad hair day in the incredible humidity. From May 2002.

Spotting a monkey, the comedian is having a bad hair day in the incredible humidity.

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

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The comedian aims to prove Belgium is not dull, with chocolate, odd statues and the legacy of Jean-Claude Van Damme. From May 2003.

This edition finds him in Belgium, land of chocolate, odd statues and Jean-Claude van Damme.

4 Extra Debut. The comedian aims to prove Belgium is not dull, with chocolate, odd statues and the legacy of Jean-Claude Van Damme. From May 2003.

The comedian aims to prove Belgium is not dull, with the legacy of Jean-Claude Van Damme.

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

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Weirdness awaits the comedian in the Australian city, with men in leotards and locals with something to hide. From May 2003.

This edition finds him in Adelaide, a strange city in which the locals all seem to be hiding something sinister.

Weirdness awaits the comedian, with men in leotards and locals with something to hide.

4 Extra Debut. Weirdness awaits the comedian in the Australian city, with men in leotards and locals with something to hide. From May 2003.

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

Ross travels to Adelaide in Australia and finds out it is a city of weirdness, in which men dressed in leotards wander the streets, and the locals all seem to be hiding something sinister.

A series of travelogues from comedian Ross Noble.

Producer: Danny Wallace

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 2003.

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The comedian entertains bewildered Bedouins in the desert and ponders a wildlife show.

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries

Ross is in Egypt, where he performs in the middle of the desert in front of bewildered Bedouins, ponders on the merits of creating his own wildlife show, and marvels at the insignificance of man while gazing at the stars.

4 Extra Debut. The comedian entertains bewildered Bedouins in the desert and ponders the merits of doing a wildlife show. From May 2003.

"The comedian entertains bewildered Bedouins in the desert and ponders the merits of doing a wildlife show. From May 2003.

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The comedian discovers graffiti, beggars and lycra-clad couriers in the Italian style capital of Europe. From June 2003.

Ross's travels take him to the style capital of Europe - Milan, where he learns important lessons, like never talk to an Italian man in the street.

The comedian discovers graffiti, beggars and lycra-clad couriers in the style capital.

The globetrotting comedian presents comic travelogues from several different countries