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 9

Special: Lower League Football Special

First broadcast: Saturday 6th August 2011

Colin Murray is back as judge and jury as Bob Mills, Matt Holland, Martin Kelner and Rich Archer fight for punditry points in a lower league football special.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Saturday 13th August 2011

Tom Watt, Kevin Bridges, Tayo Popoola and John Rawling all join Colin Murray to try and win points for punditry.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Saturday 20th August 2011

Steve Bunce, Neil Delamere, Iyare Igiehon and Dougie Anderson all join Colin Murray to battle it out to try and win points for punditry.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Saturday 27th August 2011

Will Buckley, Tony Dorigo, Des Kelly and Ian Stone all join guest presenter Gabby Logan to try and win points for punditry.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Saturday 3rd September 2011

Bob Mills, John Crace, Perry Groves and Greg Brady all join Colin Murray to try and win points for punditry.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Saturday 10th September 2011

Eleanor Oldroyd, Josh Widdicombe, Kenny Logan and Gary O'Reilly all join Colin Murray to battle it out to win points for punditry.

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Special: Film Special

First broadcast: Saturday 17th September 2011

Tom Watt, film Producer Stephen Woolley, Martin Kelner and Dougie Anderson all join Colin Murray at Belsize Park Cinema for this film themed special, broadcast in front of an audience. Listen in to find out who will go home with this shows Oscar.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 24th September 2011

Mark Watson, Alec Stewart, Jim White and Des Kelly all join Colin Murray to battle it out to win points for punditry.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 1st October 2011

Will Buckley, Justin Moorhouse, David Croft and Gary O'Reilly all join Colin Murray to try and win points for punditry.

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10. 8th Birthday Special

First broadcast: Saturday 8th October 2011

Greg Brady, Eleanor Oldroyd, Ian Stone and John Rawling all join Colin Murray to help celebrate Fighting Talk's eighth birthday.

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Saturday 15th October 2011

Martin Kelner, Steve Lamacq, Tom Davis and Tony Dorigo all join Colin Murray to battle it out to try and win points for punditry.

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Special: American Special

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd October 2011

Greg Brady, Des Kelly, Will Buckley and JJ Whitehead fight for punditry points.

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13. Episode Thirteen

First broadcast: Saturday 29th October 2011

Sports pundit and journalist Steve Bunce, commentator Darren Fletcher, comedian Bob Mills and broadcaster Iyare Igiehon have their sports knowledge tested.

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14. Episode Fourteen

First broadcast: Saturday 5th November 2011

Sports commentator and FT regular John Rawling, ex-England Footballer and current manager of Bishop's Stortford Ian Walker, presenter and broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Andrew Maxwell join Colin Murray.

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15. Episode Fifteen

First broadcast: Saturday 12th November 2011

On this week's panel is former English and Arsenal footballer Perry Groves, comedian Neil Delamere, sports broadcaster and the first lady of FT Elly Oldroyd and 6Music presenter and journalist Gideon Coe.

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16. Episode Sixteen

First broadcast: Saturday 19th November 2011

German comedian Henning Wehn, journalist and actor Tom Watt, TV and radio presenter Natalie Pinkham and journalist and FT regular Will Buckley join Colin Murray.

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17. Episode Seventeen

First broadcast: Saturday 26th November 2011

Justin Moorhouse, Martin Kelner, John Crace and Greg Brady fight for punditry points.

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18. Episode Eighteen

First broadcast: Saturday 3rd December 2011

Mark Watson, Dougie Anderson, Paul McVeigh and Andy Dunn fight for punditry points.

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19. Episode Nineteen

First broadcast: Saturday 10th December 2011

Katharine Merry, Des Kelly, Ian Moore and Will Buckley fight for punditry points.

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20. Episode Twenty

First broadcast: Saturday 17th December 2011

Michael Vaughan, Simon Day, John Rawling and Steve Bunce fight for punditry points.

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Christmas Special: 5 Live v 6 Music

First broadcast: Saturday 24th December 2011

Colin Murray presents a special inter-radio station showdown. 6 Music's Steve Lamacq and Shaun Keaveny take on 5 live's Pat Nevin and Tony Livesey. The Kaiser Chiefs act as the house band.

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Special: Olympic Special

First broadcast: Saturday 31st December 2011

Fighting Talk gets ahead of everyone else with BBC 5 Live's first 'official' Olympic preview show on the eve of 2012, a mere 208 days before the opening ceremony! John Rawling, Bob Mills, silver Olympic medal holder in Badminton Gail Emms and Team GB Long jumper Chris Tomlinson join Colin Murray.

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Special: Live From The BDO World Darts Championships

First broadcast: Saturday 7th January 2012

Live from the BDO World Darts Championships at Lakeside, Colin Murray is judge and jury to Bobby George, David Croft, Bob Mills and Perry Groves.

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24. Episode Twenty Four

First broadcast: Saturday 14th January 2012

Ian Stone, Tom Watt, Tony Dorigo and Martin Kelner fight for punditry points.

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25. Episode Twenty Five

First broadcast: Saturday 21st January 2012

Gary Gillespie, Des Kelly, Dougie Anderson and Josh Widdicombe fight for punditry points.

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26. Episode Twenty Six

First broadcast: Saturday 28th January 2012

Steve Bunce, Phil Brown, Greg Brady and Jim Smallman fight for punditry points.

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27. Episode Twenty Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 4th February 2012

Bob Mills, John Rawling, Eleanor Oldroyd and Colin Paterson fight for punditry points.

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28. Episode Twenty Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 11th February 2012

Martin Kelner, Paul McVeigh, Tom Rosenthal and Jim White fight for punditry points.

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Nick Hancock.

29. Episode Twenty Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 18th February 2012

Nick Hancock is joined by comedian Justin Moorhouse, horse racing correspondent Cornelius Lysaght, broadcaster and presenter Dougie Anderson and broadcaster and pundit Greg Brady.

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30. Episode Thirty

First broadcast: Saturday 25th February 2012

Ian Moore, Kath Merry, Tom Watt and Neil Fitzmaurice fight for punditry points.

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31. Episode Thirty One

First broadcast: Saturday 3rd March 2012

John Rawling, Ian Stone, Matt Holland and Iyare Igiehon fight for punditry points.

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32. Episode Thirty Two

First broadcast: Saturday 10th March 2012

Kevin Bridges, Michael Gray, Greg Brady and Martin Kelner fight for punditry points.

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33. Episode Thirty Three

First broadcast: Saturday 17th March 2012

Eleanor Oldroyd, Greg Brady, Des Kelly and John Rawling compete for punditry points.

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34. Episode Thirty Four

First broadcast: Saturday 24th March 2012

Steve Bunce, Neil Delamere, Dougie Anderson and Brian Reade fight for punditry points.

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35. Episode Thirty Five

First broadcast: Saturday 31st March 2012

Bob Mills, Andy Dunn, Josh Widdicombe and Darren Fletcher all join Colin Murray to try and win points for punditry.

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36. Episode Thirty Six

First broadcast: Saturday 7th April 2012

Colin Murray is judge and jury. Simon Day, Didi Hamann, Eleanor Oldroyd and John Rawling fight for punditry points.

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37. Episode Thirty Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 14th April 2012

Colin Murray is judge and jury. Paul Sinha, Gail Emms, Steve Bunce and Tom Watt fight for punditry points.

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38. Episode Thirty Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 21st April 2012

Colin Murray is joined by Justin Moorhouse, Darren Fletcher, Jim White and Martin Kelner fight for punditry points.

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39. Episode Thirty Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 28th April 2012

Colin Murray oversees Kevin Bridges, Danny Mills, Dougie Anderson and Andy Dunn as they fight for punditry points.

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40. Episode Forty

First broadcast: Saturday 5th May 2012

Colin Murray is joined by Neil Delamere, Phil Brown, Greg Brady and Matt Jackson.

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41. Episode Forty One

First broadcast: Saturday 12th May 2012

Colin Murray is joined by Mark Watson, Katharine Merry, Gary O'Reilly and Dougie Anderson.

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Special: Champion of Champions 2011-12

First broadcast: Saturday 19th May 2012

Steve Bunce, Martin Kelner, Greg Brady and Dougie Anderson fight for punditry points.

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Special: Big Day Out

First broadcast: Saturday 26th May 2012

Colin Murray presents a special Fighting Talk from Stoke City's Britannia Stadium, in front of a live audience. There is also a different version with host Nick Hancock being recorded for BBC Radio Stoke.

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