Tuesday 24th April
Obsessive worrier and organiser Jon Richardson hosts Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier where he attempts to analyse, assess and log every worry that's ever been had. Will his wife replace him with a robot? Does his phone know more about him than he does? Will he die an embarrassing death? Which of these worries should he worry about the most?
To help him with this colossal task, Jon is joined each week in the studio by two big name comedians kicking off with Josh Widdicombe and Suzi Ruffell. Other guests throughout the series include; Jack Dee, Romesh Ranganathan, Sara Pascoe, Desiree Birch, Kerry Godliman, Nish Kumar, Rob Beckett, Jonathan Ross, Joe Wilkinson, Victoria Coren-Mitchell, James Acaster, David O'Doherty, Ivo Graham and wife Lucy Beaumont as well as a series of experts.
Using a hilarious mix of informative demonstrations and illustrative archive, Jon and his guests will explore exactly how severe each worry actually is before filing it accordingly in Jon's very own 'Worry Index' - a high-tech digital log of every anxiety in existence.
Ever worried about laboratory-grown meat, accidentally touching penises via a toilet door or the impending nuclear apocalypse? Then join Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier, from Wednesday 16th May at 10pm on Dave, as he hilariously works out exactly how worried the British public should be about everything there is to worry about.
Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier starts Wednesday 16th May at 10pm on Dave
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Also available to catch-up on UKTV Play with the full series box set available from 17th May
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