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Des Clarke


BBC Radio Scotland, 5 June 2015 to present

also BBC Two Scotland, 30 November 2018 and BBC Scotland, 31 March 2019 to present

(see Trivia below)


Topical comedy panel show.

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The seventh episode of the eleventh series was tested out as a TV pilot for BBC Two Scotland on 30 November 2018 as part of the Funny Firsts season. From the twelfth series onwards, the show was broadcast on radio and TV on the newly launched BBC Scotland. These are essentially the same programme: it remains a radio show first and foremost, but the recordings are also filmed and broadcast on TV a few hours after the radio show goes out.

The 15th series went out during the Covid-19 pandemic, with guests contributing from home. For this series the show reverted to radio-only but we expect the TV version to return when normal recordings resume.

Web links

Official site

British Comedy Guide entry (Radio)

British Comedy Guide entry (TV)


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