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Wed, 02 Feb



The First Broadcast - Paul Kerensa

Paul Kerensa performs his one-man play "The First Broadcast" Tickets £8.00. Press on RSVP to go to the ticket link

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The First Broadcast - Paul Kerensa
The First Broadcast - Paul Kerensa

Time & Location

02 Feb 2022, 20:00

Surbiton, 116 Douglas Rd, Surbiton KT6 7SB, UK

About the Event

Written and performed by Paul Kerensa

(British Comedy Award-winning writer: Miranda, Not Going Out, TFI Friday)

“This is the BBC…” – or it was.

100 years ago, two rival voices in The Marconi Company unite art and science to create British broadcasting. Arthur Burrows wants to inform and educate. Peter Eckersley just wants to entertain. The result? The BBC. Before Reith, this ‘BBC two’ duel for the soul of British broadcasting – but who will give The First Broadcast?

Based on the podcast The British Broadcasting Century (

Previously: “Ingenious” Evening Standard “As effortless a writer as he is a performer” – The Stage

Tickets £8

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