Russell Kane's Whistle-stop Tour Of The Seaside

Russell Kane hosts comedy and music on Radio 2 this summer, with a whistle-stop tour of six seaside locations.

Episodes

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01Southend20110806

In the first show, Russell returns to his home town of Southend, with a show recorded at the Clifftown Theatre Studio.

He's joined by comedians Carl Donnelly, Rob Beckett, Henry Paker and Roisin Conaty, while music is provided by Beans On Toast and tribute band The Upbeat Beatles

Russell Kane won the 2010 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award after being nominated three times for the prize.

A regular on television and radio, Russell has previously hosted Out To Lunch on Radio 2.

02Blackpool20110813

In the second show, Russell's at The Lawrence House Studio in Blackpool's Grand Theatre.

This week's guests are comedians Chris Ramsey, Gary Delaney, Rob Rouse and Justin Moorhouse, whilst music is provided by The Travelling Band.

And Russell goes out and about to discover the best bits of Blackpool and discusses its beginnings with author Travis Elborough.

03Brighton20110820

Russell's tour of seaside locations reaches Brighton.

With comedians Richard Herring, Holly Walsh, Stephen Grant and Joe Wilkinson and music from The Holy Vessels.

04Swansea20110903

The fourth show brings him to the Dylan Thomas Theatre in Swansea, where he's joined by Lloyd Langford, Celia Pacquola, Paul McCaffrey, James Acaster and there's music from Welsh five-piece The Keys.

Russell also talk to authors Travis Elborough and Joe Dunthorne about Swansea past and present.

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The fifth show brings him to the The Quarterhouse in Folkestone.

He's joined by Matt Richardson, Tom Deacon, Nick Helm and Angela Barnes, plus there's music from Kent band Tom Williams and the Boat.

Russell also talks to chef and restauranteur Mark Sargeant and author Travis Elborough about the glories of Folkestone.

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