Chain Reaction

Episodes

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0105Stewart Lee Interviews Alan Moore2005012720050517
20090621 (BBC7)

Comedian Stuart Lee asks comic book writer Alan Moore about Batman, Jack the Ripper and having his comics turned into films.

Three bits cut from the final programme for reasons of time were available on-line.

The dry comedian and the acclaimed comic-book writer in the tag talk show, where this week's guest is next week's interviewer.

The dry comedian interviews the acclaimed comic-book writer in the tag talk show.

0105Stewart Lee To Alan Moore - Extra 1

When Stewart Was A Cyberman.

0105Stewart Lee To Alan Moore - Extra 2

Alan traces the origins of the Superman mythos.

0105Stewart Lee To Alan Moore - Extra 3

Why Alan thinks The Killing Joke is not amongst his best work.

0106 LASTAlan Moore Interviews Brian Eno2005020320050524
20090628 (BBC7)
20170630 (BBC7)

Comic book writer Alan Moore talks to composer, musician and producer Brian Eno.

Brian talks about leaving Roxy Music, working with Bowie and the advantages of a giant man-eating spider.

The acclaimed writer and the influential musician in the tag talk show, where this week's guest is the next interviewer.

The acclaimed writer and the influential musician in the tag talk show.

0201Jo Brand Interviews Barry Cryer2006021520070802
20070506 (BBC7)
20070507 (BBC7)
20080127 (BBC7)
20080128 (BBC7)
20090118 (BBC7)
20090119 (BBC7)
20090524 (BBC7)
20100611 (BBC7)

The feisty comedienne and veteran comic in the tag talk show.

From December 2004.

The feisty comedienne and veteran comic in the tag talk show, where the guest is next week's interviewer.

Comedian Jo in conversation with the ever-popular writer and comedian Barry Cryer.

The razor sharp comedienne and the veteran funny man in the tag talk show.

0202Barry Cryer Interviews Mark Thomas2006022220070809
20070513 (BBC7)
20070514 (BBC7)
20080203 (BBC7)
20080204 (BBC7)
20090125 (BBC7)
20090126 (BBC7)
20100618 (BBC7)

The veteran comic and sharp comedian in the tag talk show.

From January 2005.

The veteran comic and sharp comedian in the tag talk show, where the guest is next week's interviewer.

The relay-race style interview series continues as comic veteran Barry Cryer talks to bad boy Mark Thomas.

The veteran funny man and the tough-talking comedian in the tag talk show.

0203Mark Thomas Interviews Alexei Sayle2006030120070816
20070520 (BBC7)
20070521 (BBC7)
20080210 (BBC7)
20080211 (BBC7)
20090201 (BBC7)
20090202 (BBC7)
20100625 (BBC7)

One tough-talking comedian chats to another in the tag talk show.

Mark Thomas talks to Alexei Sayle about his 'car-crash career'.

0204Alexei Sayle Interviews Lenny Henry2006030820070823
20070527 (BBC7)
20070528 (BBC7)
20080217 (BBC7)
20080218 (BBC7)
20090208 (BBC7)
20090209 (BBC7)
20100702 (BBC7)

One feisty comedian grills another in the tag talk show.

One feisty comedian grills another in the tag talk show, where the guest is next week's interviewer.

From January 2005.

'Stuff' and nonsense as Alexei Sayle picks up the interview baton and tackles Lenny Henry with some probing questions.

0205Lenny Henry Interviews Bill Bailey2006031520070830
20070603 (BBC7)
20070604 (BBC7)
20080224 (BBC7)
20080225 (BBC7)
20090215 (BBC7)
20090216 (BBC7)
20100709 (BBC7)

One feisty stand-up comedian grills another in the tag talk show.

From January 2005.

One feisty comedian grills another in the tag talk show where the guest is the next programme's interviewer.

One feisty stand-up comedian grills another in the tag talk show, where this week's guest is next week's interviewer.

Lenny picks up the interview baton and asks Bill some probing questions.

Lenny interviews fellow comedian Bill about his journey from lounge pianist to comedy's answer to Jimi Hendrix.

0206 LASTBill Bailey Interviews Simon Pegg2006032220070906
20070610 (BBC7)
20070611 (BBC7)
20080302 (BBC7)
20080303 (BBC7)
20090222 (BBC7)
20090223 (BBC7)
20100716 (BBC7)
20100718 (BBC7)
20100719 (BBC7)

One feisty funny man grills another in the tag talk show.

One feisty funny man grills another in the tag talk show, where the guest is the next interviewer.

From February 2005.

One feisty stand-up comedian grills another in the tag talk show.

One feisty stand-up comedian grills another in the tag talk show, where this week's guest is the next episode's interviewer.

The baton is passed on again as Bill Bailey takes up the mantle of interviewer and talks to Simon Pegg.

The baton is passed on once more as Bill takes up the mantle of interviewer and talks to Simon.

0302Clive Anderson Interviews John Lloyd2007011720090501
20090823 (BBC7)
20110411 (BBC7)
20110412 (BBC7)

The comedian and the presenter get chatting in the tag talk show.

The comedian and the presenter get chatting in the tag talk show, where this week's guest is next week's interviewer.

Series in which public figures choose others to interview.

The previous week's guest Clive Anderson grabs the microphone to interview his selected guest, John Lloyd, the man responsible for programmes such as Not the Nine O'Clock News, Blackadder, Spitting Image and QI.

Clive asks John about co-writing and falling out with Douglas Adams and the key to creating great comedy.

Clive Anderson asks John Lloyd about co-writing and falling out with Douglas Adams.

0303John Lloyd Interviews Phill Jupitus2007012420090508
20090830 (BBC7)
20110418 (BBC7)
20110419 (BBC7)

The producer and comedian get chatting in the tag talk show.

The producer and comedian get chatting in the tag talk show, where this week's guest is next week's interviewer.

Series in which public figures choose others to interview.

The previous week's guest John Lloyd grabs the microphone to interview his guest Phill Jupitus, comedian, radio presenter and Never Mind the Buzzcocks team captain.

0304Phill Jupitus Interviews John Hegley2007013120090515
20090906 (BBC7)
20110425 (BBC7)
20110426 (BBC7)
20110501 (BBC7)
20110502 (BBC7)

The comedian and comic poet get chatting in the tag talk show, where one week's guest is the following week's interviewer.

The comedian and comic poet get chatting in the tag talk show.

Phill Jupitus talks to fellow poet and comedian John Hegley

0305John Hegley Interviews Jack Dee2007020720090522
20090913 (BBC7)
20110502 (BBC7)
20110503 (BBC7)
20140817 (BBC7)
20140818 (BBC7)

The comic poet and comedian get chatting in the tag talk show.

The comic poet and comedian get chatting in the tag talk show, where one week's guest is the following week's interviewer.

The tag team talk show continues with previous week's guest John Hegley grabbing the microphone to interview comedian Jack Dee.

John Hegley grabs the microphone to interview comedian Jack Dee.

The tag team talk show continues with previous week's guest John Hegley grabbing the microphone to interview the comedian Jack Dee

04TRAILCatherine Tate And david Tennant
0505Alistair Mcgowan Interviews Alistair Mcgowan20090930

Chat show in which the one week's interviewee becomes the following week's interviewer.

Alastair Campbell interviews impressionist, comedian and actor Alistair McGowan.