BCG Daily Friday 21st February 2020

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RHLSTP with Richard Herring

RHLSTP 260 - Frank Cottrell-Boyce: #260: Googling Colin Firth. Richard is back at the Liverpool Playhouse, making his annual proclamation to fight any University lecturer in the vicinity. His guest is screen-writer, author and Olympic...


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TV & Radio: Catch-Up

Frankie Boyle's Tour Of Scotland

Series 1, Episode 3: Frankie travels from Glasgow to a stand-up show in Ayr. Along the way, he learns martial arts, explores the life of Scotland's most famous queen and has a go on the dodgems.

Guide     BBC iPlayer


Sixty-two-year-old divorcee Anita is concerned that despite having two grown up kids, there is no stork on the horizon to bring her grandchildren. Her daughter Joanne cannot have children and her son Aiden has zero interest. After hearing about an Indian woman in her seventies giving birth, Anita secretly undergoes treatment - only to learn Joanne has also managed to conceive and is due at the same time.

Guide     BBC iPlayer

Tudur's TV Flashback

Series 2, Episode 4: It's a story of disastrous holidays, arranged marriages and wonky houses, full of lively characters from the nation's TV past.

Guide     BBC iPlayer


Series 1, Episode 2: When Joseph accidentally deletes the department personnel files the whole team are forced to redo their aptitude tests. Afraid of having to take a polygraph, Jerry manoeuvres to take over and run the test procedure himself. But when Jerry suspects that Christine may be hiding feelings for him he reluctantly agrees to taking the polygraph providing Joseph can secretly twist the results.



Series 1, Episode 1: When Jerry - an American NSA agent - joins a team at GCHQ tackling cyber crime, junior analyst Joseph is particularly excited. But Director of Cyber Security Christine is less keen with the shakeup and wants to know the real reason Jerry is over here. Meanwhile, Jerry looks to make his mark by leading a series of team building exercises.


Top Of The Bill

Series 1, Episode 5: As a teenager Stephen K Amos' family left London for Nigeria. There, for the first time, he saw television situation comedies, imported from America, about black families whose lives he recognised. One of his favourite shows was Sanford & Son, the US version of Steptoe & Son, and for his essay Stephen has chosen one particular episode and its star, Redd Foxx.

Guide     BBC Sounds

The Central FM Comedy Hour

Series 1, Episode 4: The Central FM Comedy Hour brings you sketches, character monologues and stand-up comedy from the Forth Valley's best local talent.



Series 1, Episode 1: Newlyweds Vicky and Rav want a quiet night in, if only Vicky's family would let them.

Guide     BBC Sounds

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