Tony Law's Surreal Guide To Surreal Comedy

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011. Simply Absurd20200108

Absurdist Canadian comedian, Tony Law, takes us on a journey through the twists and turns of Surrealism in comedy.

He is accompanied by historian Mary Beard, writer Will Self and Noel Fielding.

Featuring a rare interview from Gerard Hoffnung and Monty Python’s Terry Jones presenting ‘Simply Absurd’.

Is the world becoming more surreal? Have the targets of Surrealism changed?

ToneZone, as he insists the Producer calls him, investigates...

Producer: Kerry McCarthy.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra and first broadcast in February 2014.

Tony Law looks at Surreal Comedy with help from Will Self, Noel Fielding and Sean Hughes.

Tony Law looks at surrealism in comedy.

022. Goons, Bonzos and Kens20200115

Absurdist Canadian comedian, Tony Law, takes us on a journey through the twists and turns of Surrealism in comedy.

He is accompanied by Noel Fielding and Robert Popper

‘The Reluctant Jester Strikes Back’ [15/11/1994]

Monty Python ‘Apologies’ and ‘Bookshop’ sketches.

Michael Palin and Eric Idle interviewed by Michael Whale in 1973.

Radio 6 Music’s Sean Keaveny and Matt Everitt discuss surreal music.

Kenny Everett Radio Show extracts.

Rob Brydon’s ‘Ken Bruce’ Radio Show extracts.

Producer: Kerry McCarthy.

Made for and first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in 2014.

Tony Law looks at Surreal Comedy from the likes of The Goons and Monty Python.

Tony Law looks at surrealism in comedy.