Colin Murray.

Fighting Talk

BBC Radio 5 Live panel show about sport. 743 episodes (pilot + 19 series), 2003 - 2022. Stars Colin Murray, Christian O'Connell, Josh Widdicombe, Georgie Ainslie and others.

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Series 10

Special: Olympic Special

First broadcast: Sunday 12th August 2012

The first show of the new Fighting Talk season comes lives from the Olympic park to bring you a London 2012 Olympic special. On the panel: Olympic Gold medallist long jumper Greg Rutherford, retired GB athlete and gold medallist Darren Campbell, comedian Bob Mills and journalist Jim White.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Saturday 18th August 2012

On this week's panel: ex-Burnley and QPR footballer Clarke Carlisle, comedian Neil Delamere, sports broadcaster John Rawling and Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Saturday 25th August 2012

Guest host Gabby Logan is joined by ex-Liverpool and German footballer Didi Hamann, sports journalist and broadcaster Des Kelly, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Paul Sinha.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Saturday 1st September 2012

On this weeks panel: comedian Simon Day, GB Gold medal winner Etienne Stott, journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner and journalist Brian Reade.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Saturday 8th September 2012

On the panel this week: former Liverpool and Scottish footballer Gary Gillespie, comedian Charlie Baker, writer and broadcaster Tom Watt, and comedian and chutney maker Ian Moore.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Saturday 15th September 2012

On the panel this week: Olympic Gold medal winning track cyclist Ed Clancy, journalist Andy Dunn, comedian Justin Moorhouse and columnist Des Kelly.

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd September 2012

With Football pundit and former Welsh footballer Robbie Savage, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady, comedian Jim Smallman and journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 29th September 2012

On this weeks panel: German comedian Henning Wehn, ex-GB Athlete and commentator Kath Merry, sports broadcaster and commentator John Rawling and comedian Bob Mills.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 6th October 2012

On this weeks panel: former English cricketer Dominic Cork, Irish comedian Neil Delamere, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and presenter Richard Osman.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Saturday 13th October 2012

Colin Murray hosts Fighting Talk from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. On the panel: comedian Simon Day, sports commentator John Rawling, broadcaster and journalist Des Kelly and broadcaster and writer Martin Kelner.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Saturday 20th October 2012

On the panel: Former football manager Phil Brown, journalist and presenter Tom Watt, journalist Jim White and newbie comedian Chris Martin.

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12. Episode Twelve

First broadcast: Saturday 27th October 2012

On the panel: Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady (live in the studio), comedian Justin Moorhouse, Olympic Badminton medallist and pundit Gail Emms and journalist Andy Dunn.

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13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Saturday 3rd November 2012

With former Liverpool midfielder Didi Hamann, comedian Ian Stone, broadcaster and presenter Dougie Anderson and editor of Football365 Sarah Winterburn.

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14. Episode Fourteen

First broadcast: Saturday 10th November 2012

With German comedian Henning Wehn, sport pundit and broadcaster Steve Bunce, commentator and pundit John Rawling and sports presenter Jennie Gow.

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15. Episode Fifteen

First broadcast: Saturday 17th November 2012

With Man V Food host Adam Richman, comedian Mark Watson, journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner and comedian Neil Delamere.

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16. Episode Sixteen

First broadcast: Saturday 24th November 2012

With comedian Bob Mills, broadcaster and journalist Des Kelly, Olympic athlete and broadcaster Kath Merry and journalist Andy Dunn.

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17. Episode Seventeen

First broadcast: Saturday 1st December 2012

With Eddie Kadi, broadcaster Dougie Anderson, sports commentator and broadcaster Greg Brady and former Northern Ireland and Norwich footballer Paul McVeigh.

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18. Episode Eighteen

First broadcast: Saturday 8th December 2012

With comedian Ian Stone, sports broadcaster John Rawling, journalist Brian Reade and former Liverpool and Scottish footballer Gary Gillespie.

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19. Episode Nineteen

First broadcast: Saturday 15th December 2012

With former German and Liverpool footballer Didi Hamann, broadcaster and writer Tom Watt, comedian Ian Moore and journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner.

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20. Episode Twenty

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd December 2012

With former English and Bolton Wanderers footballer Phil Brown, TV presenter Richard Osman, journalist Jim White and comedian Charlie Baker.

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New Year Special: Review of 2012

First broadcast: Saturday 29th December 2012

Colin Murray presents a special review show of the year looking back at the poignant sporting stories of 2012. With Bob Mills, journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner, writer and presenter Tom Watt and broadcaster Greg Brady.

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22. Episode Twenty Two

First broadcast: Saturday 5th January 2013

Nick Hancock sits in as judge and jury. With Steve Bunce, Justin Moorhouse, Perry Groves and Katharine Merry.

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23. Episode Twenty Three

First broadcast: Saturday 12th January 2013

Christian O'Connell returns to his old FT chair. With Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady, sports commentator John Rawling, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Andy Parsons.

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24. Episode Twenty Four

First broadcast: Saturday 19th January 2013

Colin Murray is back in the presenters chair. With broadcaster Eleanor Oldroyd, former Manchester City and Fulham footballer Kit Symons, comedian Simon Day and journalist Andy Dunn.

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25. Episode Twenty Five

First broadcast: Saturday 26th January 2013

With Kevin Bridges, Pointless presenter Richard Osman, former Bolton Wanderers footballer Phil Brown and journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner.

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26. Episode Twenty Six

First broadcast: Saturday 2nd February 2013

With a weekend that sees the start of the 6Nations, Super League and the Superbowl, Colin Murray hosts an egged themed special. With John Rawling, English rugby league coach and former player Brian Noble, Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Carl Donnelly.

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27. Episode Twenty Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 9th February 2013

With comedian Bob Mills, writer and broadcaster Tom Watt, former England and Leeds United footballer Danny Mills and journalist Brian Reade.

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28. Episode Twenty Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 16th February 2013

Radio 1 DJ and TV presenter Greg James plays judge and jury. With former England cricketer Matthew Hoggard, comedian Justin Moorhouse, presenter Dougie Anderson and sports commentator and presenter Darren Fletcher.

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29. Episode Twenty Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 23rd February 2013

On this week's panel: Journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner, former Wigan and Ireland footballer Kevin Kilbane, journalist Jim White and comedian Charlie Baker.

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30. Episode Thirty

First broadcast: Saturday 2nd March 2013

With broadcaster and commentator John Rawling, comedian Eddie Kadi, journalist Andy Dunn and former GB Badminton player Gail Emms.

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31. Episode Thirty One

First broadcast: Saturday 9th March 2013

With broadcaster and bronze Olympic sprinter Kath Merry, broadcaster Eleanor Oldroyd, former Heptathlete and 400m Sprinter Kelly Sotherton and Formula 1 presenter Jennie Gow.

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32. Episode Thirty Two

First broadcast: Saturday 16th March 2013

With former Bolton Wanderers footballer Phil Brown, broadcaster Steve Lamacq, presenter Dougie Anderson and comedian Paul Sinha.

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33. Episode Thirty Three

First broadcast: Saturday 23rd March 2013

Nick Hancock sits in the presenters chair. With comedian Henning Wehn, Welsh 200m athlete Christian Malcolm, Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Ian Stone.

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34. Episode Thirty Four

First broadcast: Saturday 30th March 2013

With Bob Mills, Heptathlete Commonweath Games Gold medallist Louise Hazel, sports broadcaster and commentator John Rawling and horse racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght.

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35. Episode Thirty Five

First broadcast: Saturday 6th April 2013

With former English Rugby league player and coach Brian Noble, presenter Richard Osman, writer and presenter Tom Watt and comedian Chris Martin.

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36. Episode Thirty Six

First broadcast: Saturday 13th April 2013

With Olympic Gold medal swimmer Rebecca Adlington, comedian Neil Delamere, broadcaster and writer Martin Kelner and broadcaster Will Buckley.

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37. Episode Thirty Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 20th April 2013

With German comedian Henning Wehn, broadcaster and first lady of FT Eleanor Oldroyd, presenter Dougie Anderson and newbie comedian Nathan Caton.

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38. Episode Thirty Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 27th April 2013

Colin's foodie panel are Chef and presenter Simon Rimmer, food lover and comedian Justin Moorhouse, Celebrity MasterChef participant and former footballer Danny Mills and chef, actor and cheese maker Sean Wilson.

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39. Episode Thirty Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 4th May 2013

With sports commentator John Rawling, broadcaster Iyare Igiehon, comedian Ian Moore and journalist Brian Reade.

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40. Episode Forty

First broadcast: Saturday 11th May 2013

With Canadian broadcaster Greg Brady, Olympic athlete and commentator Kath Merry, sports broadcaster and commentator Darren Fletcher and comedian Jim Smallman.

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41. Episode Forty One

First broadcast: Saturday 18th May 2013

With comedian Ian Stone, Commonwealth Gold Heptathlete Louise Hazel, presenter Dougie Anderson and broadcaster and writer Tom Watt.

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Special: Champion of Champions 2013

First broadcast: Saturday 25th May 2013

The four most successful panellists of the season aim to gain points with their punditry. It's Pointless presenter Richard Osman, journalist and broadcaster Martin Kelner, journalist Jim White and comedian Justin Moorhouse.

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Special: Small Day Out

First broadcast: Saturday 1st June 2013

Colin Murray warms up for 5 Live's Big Day Out with Pat Nevin, Martin Kelner, David Price and Ian Moore.

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Special: Big Day Out

First broadcast: Saturday 1st June 2013

Colin Murray presents an edition coming from 5 live's Big Day Out at Liverpool's Echo Arena. He's joined by Peter Reid, Bob Mills, Justin Moorhouse and John Rawling.

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