The Mitch Benn Music Show

Mitch Benn presents BBC7's only DJ show, playing classic comic songs.

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Mitch Benn presents BBC7's only DJ show, playing classic comic songs.

Mitch Benn plays some great and odd comic songs from the past and present, and is joined by Boothby Grafoe.

Mitch Benn plays great and odd comic songs from the past and present, and is joined in the studio by Radio 4's Boothby Graffoe.

The comedian plays some great and odd comic songs, with guest Boothby Graffoe.

From 2005.

The comedian plays some great and odd comic songs from the past and present, with guest Boothby Graffoe.

From July 2005.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs.

With guest Boothby Graffoe.

The musical comedian presents some of the finest comic songs. With guest Boothby Graffoe.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs. With guest Boothby Graffoe. From July 2005.

0102Guest Andrew Lawrence2005080320050804 (BBC7)
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With 2004 BBC New Comedy Award-winner Andrew Lawrence.

Mitch Benn presents BBC 7's only DJ show, playing classic comic songs.

The comedian presents Radio 7's only DJ show, playing classic comic songs.

From 2005.

With special guest Andrew Lawrence.

From August 2005.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs.

With guest Andrew Lawrence.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs. With guest Andrew Lawrence. From August 2005.

0103Guest Hils Barker2005081020050811
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Star of Radio 4's Radio9 Hils Barker joins Mitch in the studio in the show that plays the funniest songs it can find.

The comedian presents Radio 7's DJ show, playing classic comic songs.

From August 2005.

The comedian presents Radio 7's only DJ show, playing classic comic songs.

With special guest Hils Baker.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs.

With guest Hils Baker.

From 2005.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs. With guest Hils Baker. From August 2005.

0104Guest Phil Pope2005081720050818 (BBC7)
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Mitch is joined in the studio by Radio Active's Phil Pope, as he talks about and then plays some classic comic songs.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs. With guest Phil Pope. From August 2005.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs.

0105Guest Neil Innes2005082420050825 (BBC7)
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Rutles legend Neil Innes is the special guest this week, joining Mitch as he plays some more comic songs and talks about them..

Rutles legend Neil Innes is the special guest, joining Mitch as he plays some more comic songs and talks about them.

The comedian presents Radio 7's only DJ show, playing classic comic songs.

From 2005.

With special guest Neil Innes.

From August 2005.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs.

With guest Neil Innes.

The musical comedian presents some of the finest comic songs. With guest Neil Innes.

The musical comedian presents his selection of some of the finest comic songs. With guest Neil Innes. From August 2005.

0106 LASTGuest Phil Nichol2005083120050901
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The last episode of BBC7's show devoted to comic songs.

Mitch is joined in the studio by former Juicepig Phil Nichol.

The comedian presents classic comic songs.

With special guest former Juicepig Phil Nicol.

From August 2005.

The musical comedian presents his selection of classic comic songs.

With guest former Juicepig, Phil Nicol.

With Phil Nicol.

The musical comedian presents his selection of classic comic songs. With Phil Nicol.

The musical comedian presents his selection of classic comic songs. With guest former Juicepig, Phil Nicol.

A selection of classic comic songs. Mitch's guest is former Juicepig, Phil Nicol.

The musical comedian presents his selection of classic comic songs. His guest is former Juicepig, Phil Nicol. From August 2005.

0201Guest Steve Brown2006101120061012
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The comedian presents a selection of classic comic songs.

With special guest Steve Brown.

From October 2006.

Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present, and is joined in the studio by Steve Brown.

The Firm: Star Trekkin' (from the album Go Nuts)

The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band: Jazz Delicious Hot Disgusting Cold (from the album Gorilla)

Monty Python: Finland (from the album Monty Python Sings)

Spinal Tap: Stonehenge (from the album Spinal Tap)

Radio Free Vestibule: I Don't Want To Go To Toronto (from the album Sketches, Songs and Shoes)

Steve Brown: Why Did You Leave Me

0202Guest Isy Suttie2006101820061019
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Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present, and is joined in the studio by comic singer/songwriter Isy Suttie.

Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present, and is joined by Isy Suttie.

Gay

By Stephen Lynch

From: A Little Bit Special

Michael the Swan

By Waen Shepherd (as Gary Le Strange)

From Beef Scarecrow

Recycled Vinyl Blues

By Neil Innes

From Recycled Vinyl Blues

James Galway

By Richard Stilgoe, Peter Skellern

From Who Plays Wins

Shopping Song

By Isobel Suttie, Mitch Benn

What We Find

By Victoria Wood

From The Secret Policeman's other Ball

Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present, and is joined by Isy Suttie. From 2006.

The comedian presents a selection of classic comic songs. With special guest singer-songwriter Isy Suttie. From October 2006.

0203Guest Howard Read2006102520061026
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Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present and is joined in the studio by Howard Read.

Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present and is joined by Howard Read.

teve Goodman: Vegematic (from the album Affordable Art)

The Rutles: Unfinished Words (from the album Archaeology)

Pete Gold: Text Song (from the album Hobbledehoy)

Peter Sellers: She Loves You (from the album Peter Sellers)

Howard Read: Burglary Song

Bowling For Soup: 1985 (from the album A Hangover You Don't Deserve)

Weird Al Yankovic: Velvet Elvis (from the album Even Worse)

The host presents a selection of classic comic songs.

With special guest, comedian Howard Read.

From October 2006.

With special guest Howard Read.

The host presents a selection of classic comic songs. With special guest Howard Read.

The host presents a selection of classic comic songs. With special guest comedian Howard Read. From October 2006.

0204 LASTGuest Neil Hannon2006110120061102 (BBC7)
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Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present and is joined in the studio by the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon.

Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present.

He is joined in the studio by The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon.

Mitch Benn is joined in the studio by The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon.

Plastic Man: The Kinks (from the album The Kinks The Definitive Collection)

Join the Gang: David Bowie (from the album London Boy)

Time Honoured Tradition : The Kaiser Chiefs (from the album Employment)

To Die A Virgin: The Divine Comedy (single)

Everybody Knows (Except You): Neil Hannon

Sorted for Es and Whizz: Pulp (from the album Different Class)

Mitch Benn plays comic songs past and present. He is joined in the studio by The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon.