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BBC Friday Night Comedy
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Bringing you a satirical take on the week's news with the cream of UK comedy talent from BBC Radio 4.

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01/06/2012 | Download File 25.75 MB -right click to download


Season Tickets, Silicon & Synchronised Swimming. Sandi Toksvig hosts Radio 4's best panel show, in the week that rail fares rose a record 10%, politicians argued over who would cover the cost of replacing 40,000 silicon implants, and tickets for the Olympic synchronised swimming event were massively

01/27/2012 | Download File 25.89 MB -right click to download


Drugs, Debt and Delicious Dinners: Sandi Toksvig hosts Radio 4's long running panel game in the week that National Debt reached £1Trillion, Richard Branson called for a softer approach to narcotics, and schoolchildren were asked to create a new dish for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Rebecca Front, H

02/03/2012 | Download File 25.76 MB -right click to download


Bankers, Brothers and the Bungling Bureau: Sandi Toksvig hosts Radio 4's long running panel game in the week that Fred Goodwin was stripped of his Knightood, David Miliband criticised Ed's leadership of the Labour party, and the Criminal Records Bureau accidentally named 20,000 innocent people as ne

01/13/2012 | Download File 25.81 MB -right click to download


Scotland, Speed, and Office Stupor: Sandi Toksvig presents Radio 4's perenially popular topical quiz in the week that Alex Salmond named a date for a referendum on Scotland leaving the union, plans for the controversial HS2 train link were unveiled, and 1 in 4 office workers were said to be endanger

01/20/2012 | Download File 25.74 MB -right click to download


Doctors, Diamond Anniversaries, and Donuts: Sandi Toksvig hosts Radio 4's long running panel game in the week that Doctors threatened to strike over pension changes, the UK government considered gifting a yacht to the Queen on her diamond anniversary, and home cooking was said to be contributing to

02/10/2012 | Download File 25.92 MB -right click to download


The Times, The Tax Trial and the Balance in the Boardroom: Sandi Toksvig hosts Radio 4's long running panel game in the week that the Times was forced to apologise for email hacking, Harry Redknapp is acquitted of tax evasion and tipped for the England manager job, and David Cameron called for great

02/24/2012 | Download File 25.98 MB -right click to download


This week The Now Show tackles immigration, crime and drought but it's not all fun - there's the serious question of award ceremonies. With Steve Punt, Mitch Benn, Laura Shavin, Paul Sinha, Jon Holmes and special guest star Jon Culshaw. Producer: Katie Tyrrell

02/17/2012 | Download File 25.67 MB -right click to download


Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis return with The Now Show where Pippa Evans sings Queen, Mitch Benn sings from the terraces, John Finnemore tackles the Militant Secularism and the role of Religion in Modern Society and Jon Holmes moans about the weather. Producer: Katie Tyrrell

03/09/2012 | Download File 25.58 MB -right click to download


Steve Punt & Hugh Dennis are joined by Lloyd Langford, who plants the flag; Jon Holmes, who pops the question; Mitch Benn, who pays the cops; and Lucy Montgomery, who does the voices. Produced by Ed Morrish.

03/02/2012 | Download File 25.76 MB -right click to download


Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis are joined by Andy Parsons who means business, Lynne Truss who means to re-write the rules, Mitch Benn who plays a mean guitar and Laura Shavin who means to get home on time.

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