Serious About Comedy is BBC7's new weekly comedy discussion show.

Each week host Robin Ince (from Radio 4's Mitch Benn's Crimes Against Music, Radio 2's The Day The Music Died, TV's The Office and BBC7's Spanking New) is joined by a panel of guests from the world of comedy - comics, writers, journalists - to look at what's on on TV, Radio, or commercial release that you might like to look at and laugh at.


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01012005081220050813Guests: Bruce Dessau, Stewart Lee, Sue Perkins.
Reviewing: The Ape That Got Lucky (Radio 4); How To Start Your Own Country (BBC2); Terry & June series one (DVD).
Classic comedy: Simon Munnery on Jimbo.
The week ahead: Andy Parsons 
01022005081920050820Guests: Natalie Haynes, Stephanie Merritt, Dan Tetsell.
Reviewing: Bromwell High (Channel 4), Bearded Ladies (Radio 4).
Classic comedy: Andrew Maxwell on Blazing Saddles.
The week ahead: John Oliver.
01032005082620050827Guests: Steve Bennett, Neil Edmond, Will Smith.
Reviewing: Meet The Magoons (Channel 4); Flight Of The Conchords (Radio 2)
Classic comedy: Adam Buxton on Seinfeld.
The week ahead: Lucy Porter 
01042005090220050903Guests: Andrew Collins, Stephanie Merritt, Joel Morris.
Reviewing: The Green, Green Grass (BBC1); Still Game series four (DVD)
Classic comedy: Justin Edwards on The Simpsons.
The week ahead: Nick Revell 
01052005090920050910Guests: Stephen Armstrong, Alun Cochrane, Kevin Day.
Reviewing: Popetown (DVD); Quote Unquote (Radio 4); Nighty Night (BBC3).
Classic comedy: Mitch Benn on Tom Lehrer.
The week ahead: Andrew Lawrence.
01062005091620050917Guests: Bruce Dessau, Natalie Haynes, Richard Herring (eventually...).
Reviewing: Tittybangbang (BBC3); It Ain't Half Hot Mum series one (DVD); Old Harry's Game (Radio 4).
Classic comedy: Steve Punt on The Producers.
The week ahead: Howard Read 
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01092005100720051008Robin Ince and guests, Alun Cochrane and Kevin Day review the latest comedy offerings from radio and TV.
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03012006081820060819From the Edinburgh Festival.
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03042006090820060909Kevin Day and guests discuss the week's comedy offerings on TV, radio and DVD.
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05012007082420070825Robin Ince presents the first in this fifth series of BBC7's comedy review show, coming to you from the Edinburgh Festival.
05022007083120070901Robin Ince is safely back in London for the second of the BBC7 comedy review show, with guests Dominic Maxwell and Natalie Haynes.
Outnumbered, Bleak Expectations, Bucket Of Frense And Saunders.
05032007090720070908Robin Ince is joined by Stephanie Merritt and Steve Punt for another edition of BBC7's weekly comedy round-up.
05042007091420070915BBC7's weekly comedy round-up, presented by Robin Ince 
05052007092120070922Robin Ince moderates discussion about the week's comedy offerings.
05062007092820070929Justin Moorhouse is joined by a host of comedians and critics to review the week's DVD, TV and radio offerings.
Robin's Nest (DVD)
Radio 4, This Is Your Life (Radio 4)
Adam And Shelly (Channel 4).
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0512 LAST2007110920071110Robin Ince chairs a lively debate on the week's comedy offerings in this, the last-ever edition of Serious About Comedy.

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