What To Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else is a four part mini-series of short comedic monologues on BBC Radio 4 written and performed by stand-up comedian Andrew Lawrence.

In these he takes a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.

Each episode is fifteen minutes long and was recorded in front of an audience, the first two episodes at South London comedy club 'Up The Creek', the final two recorded at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.


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0101Personal Appearance2010090120100901 (R7)
20120111
20130828 (R4+)
What lengths do we need to go to "look good"? Do we really need to communicate with our fellow men? How important is it to work? Or to have a relationship?
What To Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else is a four part mini-series of short comedic monologues on BBC Radio 4 written and performed by the stand-up comedian Andrew Lawrence, taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.
Each episode is fifteen minutes long and was recorded in front of an audience, the first two episodes at South London comedy club 'Up The Creek', the final two recorded at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.
This first episode examines the effort we all put into our personal appearance and the pressure we feel to look good.
What lengths do we need to go to "look good"? Do we really need to communicate with our fellow men? How important is it to work? Or to have a relationship?
Stand-up comedian Andrew Lawrence examines the difficulties of fitting in and being normal
 
0102Communication2010090820100908 (R7)
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20130904 (R4+)
What lengths do we need to go to "look good"? Do we really need to communicate with our fellow men? How important is it to work? Or to have a relationship?
What To Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else is a four part mini-series of short comedic monologues on BBC Radio 4 written and performed by stand-up comedian Andrew Lawrence. In these he takes a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.
Each episode is fifteen minutes long and was recorded in front of an audience, the first two episodes at South London comedy club 'Up The Creek', the final two recorded at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.
This second episode examines the difficulties of human interaction and communication.
What lengths do we need to go to "look good"? Do we really need to communicate with our fellow men? How important is it to work? Or to have a relationship?
0103Work2010091520100915 (R7)
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20130911 (R4+)
What To Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else is a four part mini-series of short comedic monologues on BBC Radio 4. Written and performed by stand-up comedian Andrew Lawrence, it takes a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.
Each episode is fifteen minutes long and was recorded in front of an audience, the first two episodes at South London comedy club 'Up The Creek', the final two recorded at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.
This third episode explores the pressure we all face to do a full-time job and earn sufficient money to live a respectable life.
Andrew Lawrence is a double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and was a Chortle award nominee for Best UK Headline Comedian in 2010. He will be appearing in the forthcoming series of BBC 1's 'Michael Mcintyre's Comedy Roadshow.' This is his first series for BBC Radio 4.
The pressure people face to do a full-time job and earn sufficient money.
0104 LASTRelationships And Family2010092220100922 (R7)
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20130918 (R4+)
Looking at conventional living and pressures to conform, Andrew Lawrence probes settling down and families. From September 2010.
This fourth part addresses the expectation upon us all that we should settle down, get married and have children and the general burdens of family life.
'What To Do If You're Not Like Everybody Else' is a four part mini-series of short comedic monologues on BBC Radio 4 written and performed by the stand-up comedian Andrew Lawrence, taking a light-hearted look at various aspects of conventional living and the pressure we feel to conform to social norms and ideals.
Each episode is fifteen minutes long and was recorded in front of an audience, the first two episodes at South London comedy club 'Up The Creek', the final two recorded at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.
Andrew Lawrence is a double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and was a Chortle award nominee for Best UK Headline Comedian in 2010.
He will be appearing in the forthcoming series of BBC 1's 'Michael Mcintyre's Comedy Roadshow.' This is his first series for BBC Radio 4.
The expectation to settle down, get married and have children.
0201Special Occasions2011090720110907 (R4+)
20120201
20141004 (R4+)
4 Extra Debut. Andrew Lawrence delves into conventional living and pressures to conform, starting with weddings, birthdays, anniversaries and more. From September 2011.
An episode exploring the peculiar ways in which we choose to celebrate special occasions like weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, and Christmas.
The peculiar ways in which we choose to celebrate special occasions.
0202Leisure Pursuits2011091420110914 (R4+)
20120208
20141011 (R4+)
In the pressurized world of conventional living, Andrew Lawrence explores the strange things we do for fun. From September 2011.
Exploring the strange things we do for fun.
0203Home Making2011092120110921 (R4+)
20130220
20141018 (R4+)
A second series of this popular and critically acclaimed series from Andrew Lawrence in which each episode addresses how we try to fit in and find our place in society. This week: Home making - exploring the perils and frustrations of decorating and furnishing our homes and then inviting people round.

This week: Home making - exploring the perils and frustrations of decorating and furnishing our homes and then inviting people round.
0204 LASTTravel2011092820110928 (R4+)
20130227
20141025 (R4+)
A second series of this popular and critically acclaimed series from Andrew Lawrence which addresses trying to fit in and find your place in society. This week: travel - an episode exploring how we go about the various journeys we take in everyday life, whether it be the journey to work or to a holiday destination, or just down to the shops.
This week: travel - an episode exploring how we go about the various journeys we take in everyday life, whether it be the journey to work or to a holiday destination, or just down to the shops.

Andrew Lawrence

  • Andrew Lawrence is a double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee and was a Chortle award nominee for Best UK Headline Comedian in 2010.
  • He will be appearing in the forthcoming series of BBC 1's 'Michael Mcintyre's Comedy Roadshow.' This is his first series for BBC Radio 4.

Duration

  • 13 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes
  • 13 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes
  • 13 Minutes

Genre

  • Genre: Comedy, Readings
  • Genre: Andrew Lawrence (comedian), Anniversary, Birthday, Christmas, Comedy, Readings, Wedding

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Series 2 blurb

  • A second series of this popular and critically acclaimed series from Andrew Lawrence in which each episode addresses how we try to fit in and find our place in society.

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