BBC RADIO 4 COMMISSION THE REST IS HISTORY, A BRAND NEW SIX-PART COMEDY PANEL SHOW CREATED AND HOSTED BY FRANK SKINNER

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It was announced today (Wednesday 26th February 2014) that FRANK SKINNER has created and will present a brand-new, six-part comedy discussion show with Avalon Television, The Rest is History, For BBC Radio 4.

FRANK SKINNER loves history, but just doesn’t know much of it, so he’s devised The Rest Is History, a brand new comedy discussion show, in order to find out more about it. Along with his historian in residence DR KATE WILLIAMS, each episode will see FRANK joined by a selection of celebrity guests, who will help him navigate his way through the annals of time, picking out and chewing over the funniest, oddest, and most interesting moments in history.

The Rest is History is an Avalon Television production commissioned by CAROLINE RAPHAEL, Commissioning Editor, Comedy and Fiction for BBC Radio 4. The series is co-produced by DAN SCHREIBER (co-creator & producer of BBC Radio 4’s The Museum of Curiosity), and JUSTIN POLLARD (Historian, author, columnist and historical advisor for productions including Pirates of the Caribbean, The Tudors and Vikings. Executive producers are JON THODAY and RICHARD ALLEN-TURNER.

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