Items ranging from the gently ironic to the satirical

Celebrity look-alike no. 6: Juan Cole

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Ok, let's leave aside the fact that Juan Cole is a celebrity in his own right. According to Juan looks a lot like Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but who ever heard of him? Look-alike number two, however, is Dick Cheney.

Uncovering Iran: From Tehran with Laughter

Broadcast on Radio 4 - Sat 23 Sep - 10:30 (30 minutes) Iranian stand up comedian Omid Djalili looks at the long tradition of satire in Iran, which is today being continued by young comedians like himself in Britain and America.

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