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Comedian's Comedian

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DEADPAN comedian Angus Deayton celebrates his favourite funnymen in this special show made for radio.

This week he profiles the work of American super-comic Richard Pryor who continues to make the world laugh with his hilarious stage and screen performances.

Deayton is not alone in his adoration of the US comic as Pryor's many celebrity fans include Alan Davies, Sean Hughes, Robert Newman, Mark Steel and madcap mirth-maker, Alexei Sayle.

Join Angus and company on a hilarious romp through the lives and times of one of the world's finest comics.

Guaranteed to put a smile on your face on a Saturday afternoon, this programme will have you in stitches.

The Century Speaks

Saturday, BBC Radio 4, 2.30pm

THE last in the popular debating series, this programme ponders what impact future innovations and technologies will have on mankind.

Ordinary people speculate on what the future holds in terms of technology, space and time travel, science, the environment, medicine, increased longevity, work and leisure.

What Next? asks whether innovations will lead to mutual destruction and environmental burn-out, or if they will steer us towards progress in achieving a better-fed, less poverty-stricken world at large.

The Lovegroove Dance Party

Saturday, BBC Radio 1, 7.00pm

PULL on your dancing shoes and boogie round your bedroom to the best dance tunes in town, courtesy of Radio One. …