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Frankie Boyle's New World Order

Frankie Boyle's New World Order

  • TV chat show
  • BBC Two
  • 2017 - 2021
  • 33 episodes (5 series)

Topical comedy show presented by Frankie Boyle. Also features Sara Pascoe, Katherine Ryan, Miles Jupp, Mona Chalabi, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and more.

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Frankie Boyle's New World Order returning for Series 5

Frankie Boyle's New World Order is returning for a fifth series, but this time recording in the comedian's native Glasgow.

British Comedy Guide, 23rd September 2021

The perennial problem with TV panel shows: race

The format should give comic talents a time to shine. So why don't our flagship shows reflect the diversity of comedy in 2021?

Rachael Healy, The Guardian, 9th April 2021

Police probe 'hate crime' after 'killing whitey' joke

Police are investigating a hate crime allegation after comedian Sophie Duker joked about "killing whitey" on Frankie Boyle's New World Order show. It has been confirmed that Greater Manchester Police are looking into concerns over the comment on the show after the BBC dismissed over 1000 complaints.

Martin Williams, The Herald, 14th January 2021

Police to take no action over Duker 'kill whitey' quip

Police are to take no further action against Sophie Duker over her 'kill whitey' joke on Frankie Boyle's New World Order.

Chortle, 14th January 2021

Frankie Boyle's big quiz of 2020

It's the year we'd rather forget, but before we do, let's re-enter the darkness one more time - from Trump's denial of the pandemic to Priti Patel's policing of UK borders.

Frankie Boyle, The Guardian, 26th December 2020

BBC officially dismisses complaints over Duker & Taylor

The BBC has rejected complaints about Sophie Duker's 'kill whitey' joke on Frankie Boyle's New World Order - and Fin Taylor's gag about 'bombing Glastonbury' on Have I Got News For You.

Chortle, 24th December 2020

Sophie Duker: rules still different for black comedians

In BBC One's satirical panel show Frankie Boyle's New World Order, a group of comedians are presented with a string of controversial motions which they are asked to debate, pick apart, and poke fun at. On September 10, Boyle was joined by Sara Pascoe, Jamali Maddix, Dane Baptiste, Jen Brister, and Sophie Duker to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, among other topics. During the discussion, Duker made a joke, riffing off of Boyle's motion, that has since received major backlash, including abuse on social media, far-right blog posts, and a media pile on. Below, Sophie offers her response.

Sophie Duker, Bustle, 20th October 2020

1,305 complaints about Frankie Boyle's New World Order

Frankie Boyle's New World Order sparked 1,305 complaints to the BBC.

Fuming viewers hit back after black comedian Sophie Duker joked about killing white people on the show.

Amanda Devlin, The Sun, 1st October 2020

BBC defends Frankie Boyle over Priti Patel joke

Frankie joked that the Home Secretary can ''imagining a slow puncture at sea'. He also took aim at Keir Starmer and Dominic Cummings.

Abbie Bray, Metro, 28th September 2020

Duker 'killing white people' joke sparks 42 complaints

Comic's misjudged 'joke' has received 42 complaints to regulator Ofcom. Furious Tory MP has slammed BBC for airing 'racially-motivated murder' joke.

Jack Wright, Daily Mail, 17th September 2020

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