Shrewsbury duo land Radio Four comedy

A comedy writing duo from Shrewsbury have landed a four-part comedy series for BBC Radio Four, starting Wednesday 19th February.

Tim Barnes and Simon Berry, both in their mid-twenties, have written, directed and provided voice talent for a new BBC Radio Four comedy called History Retweeted.

History Retweeted is a retelling of world-changing events with a modern twist; imagining social media’s existence at significant moments in history, such as the fall of the berlin wall, the building of the great pyramid and the moon landing.

Simon describes the programme as, "fast-paced, fun, and like nothing you've heard before".

Tim added “We’re very excited that our work is being heard at a national level, we’re hoping it will be the first of many”.

History Retweeted starts on Wednesday 19th February at 11pm on BBC Radio Four.

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