Combining quick-witted improvisation with fantastic guests from the worlds of comedy, music, film and television, Played Up! is the archive radio show where the tapes don't exist yet! Hosted by the brilliant Tom Bacon, Played Up! turns guests' suggestions into sublime silliness, all performed on the spot by us!
Now in its second year at Roundhouse Radio, Played Up! has developed into a truly unique live format; warm, engaging interviews leading into sketches and songs, alongside recurring weekly segments during the 45-minute show and podcast.
Listeners can contribute to the show via online and phone-in suggestions, in addition to those of our wonderful studio guests, who have included:
- Benjamin Cook: YouTuber, film and documentary maker
- Chris Bingham: comedian, film and music producer
- Dan Collard: comedian and writer
- Dave Cribb: radio producer for BBC Radio and Radio X
- Dodie Clark: musician, singer-songwriter and YouTuber
- Ella Jean: musician, comedian, and singer-songwriter
- Jack Rooke: comedian and writer
- Kitten Killers: award-winning sketch comedy group
- Mawaan Rizwan: comedian, YouTuber, and BBC Three documentary maker
- Robert Llewellyn: actor, comedian, and writer - best known as Kryten in Red Dwarf
- Steven Bridges: magician and YouTuber
Played Up! is high-energy, completely off-the-cuff, and hilariously entertaining - the perfect antidote to those Sunday night blues.
Roundhouse Radio - live on Sundays @ 4pm