The Franz Kafka Big Band

The first in a new comedy series with cutting-edge style.

The uncomfortable, chaotic and sinister comedy series is performed by the Big Band team.

Having garnered such praise over the last two years as "a bunch of complete amateurs" and "half an hour of my precious life I want back!", The Franz Kafka Big Band present their ground breaking six-part radio series.

In the corridors of Queen Margaret Drive, New Head of Radio Scotland, Jeff Zycinski, was heard to mutter: "Maybe I should wait till my feet are more firmly under the table before I unleash this lot on the listening public."

So it will probably broadcast later this year, but then again, who knows?

From the surreal images of the Orange Walk Chillout Album and the Ian Paisley Relaxation Tape to Mr McCaber and his magical singing walnuts The Franz Kafka Big Band is sure to surprise even the most unshockable.

Recorded entirely in the studio, the shows combine the written sketch with a sophisticated editing and recording process, the surreal and the naturalistic, improvisation and music to produce a sonic tapestry that many have described as "a shockingly incoherent mess".

When asked if The Franz Kafka Big Band would be side-splittingly funny, Jeff Zycinski replied: "I don't know."

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The first in a new comedy series with cutting-edge style.

The uncomfortable, chaotic and sinister comedy series is performed by the Big Band team.

Having garnered such praise over the last two years as "a bunch of complete amateurs" and "half an hour of my precious life I want back!", The Franz Kafka Big Band present their ground breaking six-part radio series.

In the corridors of Queen Margaret Drive, New Head of Radio Scotland, Jeff Zycinski, was heard to mutter: "Maybe I should wait till my feet are more firmly under the table before I unleash this lot on the listening public."

So it will probably broadcast later this year, but then again, who knows?

From the surreal images of the Orange Walk Chillout Album and the Ian Paisley Relaxation Tape to Mr McCaber and his magical singing walnuts The Franz Kafka Big Band is sure to surprise even the most unshockable.

Recorded entirely in the studio, the shows combine the written sketch with a sophisticated editing and recording process, the surreal and the naturalistic, improvisation and music to produce a sonic tapestry that many have described as "a shockingly incoherent mess".

When asked if The Franz Kafka Big Band would be side-splittingly funny, Jeff Zycinski replied: "I don't know."

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Radio Scotland's Day of Scottish Comedy is delighted to bring you the best in ground breaking material, so something weird and sinister for you now, described by the crew themselves as, 'shocking incoherent mess!' Dark and controversial from Scotland's dysfunctional comedy team.

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Radio Scotland is delighted to bring you the best in ground breaking material, so something weird and sinister for you now, described by the crew themselves as a 'shocking incoherent mess!' Dark and controversial from Scotland's dysfunctional comedy team.

911 Cows; Drive-by fast food; Mr McCaber - Hoots Man; inoffensive warfare;The evolution of Scottish comedy; rebranded taliban's music for the whole family; famine appeal; jobs swap -

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2/5.

Radio Scotland is delighted to bring you the best in ground breaking material, so something weird and sinister for you now, described by the crew themselves as a 'shocking incoherent mess!' Dark and controversial from Scotland's dysfunctional comedy team.

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Radio Scotland is delighted to bring you the best in ground breaking material, so something weird and sinister for you now, described by the crew themselves as a 'shocking incoherent mess!' Dark and controversial from Scotland's dysfunctional comedy team.

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Radio Scotland is delighted to bring you the best in ground breaking material, so something weird and sinister for you now, described by the crew themselves as a 'shocking incoherent mess!' Dark and controversial from Scotland's dysfunctional comedy team.