The new commissioning editor for comedy on BBC Radio 4 is Paul Mayhew-Archer, writer and script editor. Alongside Richard Curtis, Paul wrote the scripts for popular British sitcom The Vicar of Dibley and also helped script the film Made of Honour which starred Patrick Dempsey. With this and 30 years experience behind him, what has he to offer the BBC radio station? And what direction has comedy been taking since it first began? News briefing reporter Natalie O’Hare has been finding out.