Argumental. Image shows from L to R: Rufus Hound, John Sergeant, Marcus Brigstocke. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions


  • TV panel show
  • Dave
  • 2008 - 2012
  • 44 episodes (4 series)

Panel show in which comedians are asked to speak for and against various issues. Sean Lock, Seann Walsh and Robert Webb are the current regulars. Also features John Sergeant, Marcus Brigstocke and Rufus Hound.

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Series 2, Episode 1

Argumental returns for more dynamic debating. Chair John Sergeant and team captains Marcus Brigstocke and Rufus Hound are joined here by Dara O'Briain and Chris Addison. Dara and Rufus have to debate bodybuilding, whilst a body builder stands next to them.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Monday 23rd March 2009
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 25th March 2009 10:20pm Dave
Sunday 29th March 2009 10:20pm Dave
Wednesday 26th August 2009 9:00pm Dave
Wednesday 26th August 2009 11:40pm Dave
Sunday 22nd November 2009 11:30pm BBC2
Monday 11th January 2010 11:00pm Dave
Wednesday 1st September 2010 10:20pm Dave
Thursday 22nd September 2011 11:00pm Dave
Saturday 15th December 2012 1:25am Dave

Cast & crew

John Sergeant Host / Presenter
Marcus Brigstocke Team Captain
Rufus Hound Team Captain
Guest cast
Dara O Briain Guest
Chris Addison Guest
Writing team
Simon Bullivant Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Jim Pullin Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ian Lorimer Director
David Taylor Producer
Gary Chippington Executive Producer
Clive Tulloh Executive Producer
Simon Bullivant Edit Producer
Steve Andrews Editor
Tim Ellison Editor
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Will Slater Composer


Series 2 Preview - Behind the Scenes

The making of the preview clip for Series 2.

Featuring: Marcus Brigstocke, Rufus Hound & John Sergeant.

Series 2 Preview

A quick ad for Series 2 of Argumental.

Featuring: Marcus Brigstocke, Rufus Hound & John Sergeant.

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