Sketch from John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme.
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Dave Cohen is joined by regular co-host James Cary (writer, Hut 33) to talk to John Finnemore, the writer and co-star of Radio 4’s hit sitcom Cabin Pressure. Topics on the table this week are Campus, radio pilots, My Family, and the chance to name John’s brand new Radio 4 sketch show.
In a very special edition of Rum Doings, we are joined by comedy writer John Finnemore. We have discussed Mr Finnemore’s work on Rum Doings in the past, especially the fantastic Radio 4 sitcom Cabin Pressure. He’s worked on very many radio and television comedies, perhaps most notably as a lead writer for Mitchell & Webb on both Radio 4 and BBC 2, and despite this still agreed to join us for our twentieth episode.
There’s a topic not under discussion this week too: how are we going to inoculate ourselves against Britain’s road rage epidemic.
You’ll not be surprised to learn much of the topics this week are radio and TV comedy – subjects we’ve spoken about a great deal before.
John is one of America’s favourite polymaths spanning the disciplines of writing, comedy and acting. No less than three books have been joyously welcomed by ”Hodgmaniacs” worldwide and very recently his one hour comedy show ‘Ragnarok’ was released exclusively on Netflix to a rousing reception of applause. I wanted to know more about John’s upbringing and it’s environs and I got just that. Hopefully this is not all.