6 Music Celebrates Comedy [6 Music]

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6MWith Harry Shearer2013031020130317 (6M)

6 Music celebrates comedy with Harry Shearer.

Ahead of Comic Relief on March 15th, 6 Music celebrates Comedy with a series of shows curated by some of the UK's finest alternative comedians - continuing with Harry Shearer.

Shearer famously co-created and starred in satirical rockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, and later gained even wider recognition for the numerous characters he voices for The Simpsons, which include Mr Burns, Smithers and Ned Flanders. He is also a film-maker, actor, writer and musician.

6MWith Kathy Burke2013030320130310 (6M)

Ahead of Comic Relief on March 15th, 6 Music celebrates Comedy with a series of shows curated by some of the UK's finest alternative comedians - starting with Kathy Burke. The director and actress, is widely loved for playing such roles as Perry from Kevin and Perry, and Waynetta Slob alongside Harry Enfield. She won critical acclaim for serious roles and picked up the Best Actress award at Cannes for her portrayal of an abused wife in the film Nil By Mouth. Kathy is also a big music fan and will be digging into her record collection to play some of her favourites, expect to hear anything from X-Ray Specs to Shirley Bassey to The Pogues and Morrissey.

6 Music celebrates comedy with comedian, director and actress Kathy Burke.