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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 139 episodes (pilot + 23 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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Series 12

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 26th February 2015

New host. New cast... what could go wrong? Join Nish Kumar, Ellie White, Jess Ransom and Mike Wozniak to find out.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 5th March 2015

Nish Kumar is joined by Lewis Macleod, Freya Parker and Jocelyn Jee Esien to look back at a week that featured Jeremy Paxman, Vladimir Putin and terrorists. With a new Lion King musical.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 12th March 2015

Nish Kumar is joined by Lolly Adefope, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Robin Clyfan in a week when a dog was poisoned, Jeremy Clarkson was in trouble, and David Cameron was trying to get out of the TV election debates.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 19th March 2015

Topical comedy in a week in which Jeremy Clarkson was still suspended from Top Gear, a plane had toilet trouble and Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied a song. Pour yourself a glass of tiny wine and enjoy...


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 26th March 2015

Nish Kumar is joined by Natasia Demetriou, London Hughes and Chris Kendall to joke about topics including the lead up to the General Election and Richard III's re-burial.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd April 2015

Nish Kumar, Jenny Bede, Sarah Daykin and Charlie Partridge deliver comedy on topics like the hacker glitch in Tinder, who the next James Bond should be, and the end of the magazine Loaded.


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