The Funniest Thing I Ever Heard

For Comic Relief, listeners can ring in to choose between two comic stories.

Series 1 is the winner of each pair, series 2 the loser.

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01011066 And All That20010312

For Comic Relief, listeners can ring in to choose between two comic stories.

Series 1 is the winner of each pair, series 2 the loser.Today the choice is between John Sessions reading from `1066 and All That' by W C Sellar and R J Yeatman or Josie Lawrence's selection from Helen Fielding's `Bridget Jones's Diary'.

0102Towards The End Of Morning20010313

Today, the choice is between Martin Jarvis reading from `Towards the End of Morning' by Michael Frayn and David Baddiel's selection from Pater Bradshaw's `Lucky Baby Jesus'.

0103The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole20010314

Today, the choice is between Jenny Eclair reading from `The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole' by Sue Townsend and an extract from Martin Amis' `London Fields' read by Arthur Smith

0104The Night The Bed Fell20010315

Today, the choice is between Miriam Margolyes reading James Thurber's short story `The Night the Bed Fell' and an extract from Tony Hawks' comic travelogue `Round Ireland with a Fridge' read by Neil Pearson

0105 LASTEngland, Their England20010316

Today, the choice is between Ian Hislop reading from `England, Their England' by A G MacDonnell or `Mrs Chocolate' by F O H Nash, a short story from `The Adventure Book for Girls', read by Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins

0201Bridget Jones20011210

Recorded for Comic Relief, five comedians and actors read their favourite funny story.

1: Josie Lawrence reads a selection from `Bridget Jones's Diary' by Helen Fielding.

0202Lucky Baby Jesus20011211

Recorded for Comic Relief, five comedians and actors read their favourite funny story.

2: David Baddiel reads a selection from Pater Bradshaw's `Lucky Baby Jesus'.

0203Mrs Chocolate20011212

Comedians and actors read their favourite funny story.

3: Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins read `Mrs Chocolate' by F O H Nash, a short story from `The Adventure Book for Girls'.

0204London Fields20011213

Recorded for Comic Relief, five comedians and actors read their favourite funny story.

4: Arthur Smith reads an extract from Martin Amis's `London Fields'.

0205 LASTRound Ireland With A Fridge20011214

Recorded for Comic Relief, five comedians and actors read their favourite funny story.

2: Neil Pearson reads from Tony Hawks's comic travelogue `Round Ireland with a Fridge'.