Blame Game, The [Radio Ulster]

Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and special guests.

Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy.

Hosted by Tim Mcgarry

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Tim McGarry hosts the topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests.

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Comedy panel show based on events in the news, featuring Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry.

They are joined by Tom Allen in the last of the current series.

Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane, Tim Mcgarry and Tom Allen

20101227

Tim McGarry with a Christmas cracker comedy compilation from the summer 2010 series.

20110514

Who said the news was dull? The hit comedy panel show is back with a comedic take on the people, places and events from the week's news.

The hit panel show is back with a comedic take on the week's news.

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The comedy panel show takes a twist this week, with the funny men getting into costume and travelling back in time to May 1911 when the Titanic left the Belfast slipway.

The funny men travel back in time to May 1911, when the Titanic left the Belfast slipway.

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Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane, Tim Mcgarry and Tom Allen

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The hit panel show is back with a comedic take on the week's news.

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Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry

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The public has been demanding it since before Christmas and now they have it. An emergency

Blame Game to point the finger and lampoon all those whom comedians Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere believe should be held to account for the fall of Stormont and the

subsequent election. From the RHI scandal, petitions of concern, fresh starts and the invitation to President Trump to visit our lovely wee province, there will be no shortage of targets at which to point the Blame Game comedy finger.

The Blame Game, 04/06/201120110606
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Comedy news quiz with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere.

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1/10. Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy.

Hosted by Tim McGarry.

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Comedy news quiz with Tim Mcgarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'kane and Neil Delamere

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2/10. Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy.

Hosted by Tim McGarry.

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3/10. Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy.

Hosted by Tim McGarry.

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Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy.

Hosted by Tim McGarry.

On MW only, from 7.45pm-10.00pm:

Heineken Cup Rugby: Adam Coates presents coverage of Ulster's opening game with Gloucester in this season's Heinken Cup at Ravenhill.

When the teams met last time in the competition, Ulster won 14-12 in Belfast, thanks to a Bryn Cunningham try and three penalties from David Humphreys.

Commentary by Ryan Constable and analysis by Maurice Field.

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Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy.

Hosted by Tim McGarry.

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Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy. Hosted by Tim McGarry.

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Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons. Hosted by Tim McGarry.

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Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy. Hosted by Tim McGarry.

On MW only, from 7.55pm-10.00pm:

Heineken Cup Rugby: Ulster resume their Heineken Cup campaign with a match against the Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium. In last year's Celtic League game at the same venue, Ulster lost 29-22.

Commentary by Jim Neilly, with analysis from Maurice Field.

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Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'Kane and special guests. Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy. Hosted by Tim McGarry.

On MW only, from 7.55pm-10.00pm:

Heineken Cup Rugby: Adam Coates introduces live coverage of Ulster's Heineken Cup game with the Ospreys at Ravenhill. Ulster made a disappointing start to their Heineken campaign, losing 32-14 at home to Gloucester.

Commentary by Jim Neilly, with analysis from Maurice Field.

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Topical panel show with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and special guests.

Sharper than a four-blade razor dipped in lemons - one you can consume without ruining your appetite for news or comedy.

Hosted by Tim Mcgarry

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Comedy panel show based on events in the news, featuring Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry.

Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry

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Comedy panel show based on events in the news, featuring Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry.

Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry

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Comedy panel show based on events in the news, featuring Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry.

With special guest comedienne Andi Osho.

Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane, Tim Mcgarry and Andi Osho.

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Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry.

Comedy panel show based on events in the news, featuring Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry

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Comedy panel show based on events in the news, featuring Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry.

They are joined by Ballymena funny man Paddy Lennox.

Comedy news quiz with Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane and Tim Mcgarry

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The boys are joined by Al Porter to reflect on the funnier side of the gay cake debate.

Jake finds that the banks, Wonga and MI5 have much in common, guest Al Porter reflects on the funnier side of the gay cake debate and Neil offers ways to untrap a stuck bus.

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Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere are joined by Scottish comedian Wendy Wason at Strule Arts Centre, Omagh.

The boys and Wendy Wason share views on the question of MLAs' expenses, the proper way to deal with a lottery win and why the Omagh town clock should be a burning political issue.

The boys and Wendy Wason share their views on the question of MLAs' expenses.

12062014112920141201 (RU)

The panel come up with alternatives for the strong language used in the current spat of political name-calling and suggest how to avoid the queues on Black Friday.

The boys offer alternatives to the strong language of the current political name-calling.

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Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere are joined by comedian Shappi Khorsandi to reminisce about quaint local Christmas customs such as firebombing shops.

Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere are joined by comedian Shappi Khorsandi to poke fun at the people and events in the news.

12082014121320141215 (RU)

A round-up of the best bits of the series, with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and special guests.

A round-up of the best bits of the series, including the team's efforts to save Larne and their campaign to mend the town clock in Omagh.

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The panel recall some highlights of 2014, including why Newry is known as the Venice of the north, the swan that terrorised motorists on the M1 and why Gerry Adams remains a fan.

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The boys are joined by the master of the one-liners, John Moloney.

Satirical series with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere. Joining them to give their take on the elections is the master of the one-liners, John Moloney.

13022015052320150525 (RU)

The boys are joined by one of Ireland's best emerging comedy talents, Al Porter.

Satirical series with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere. Joining them for a satirical look at the week's news and current affairs will be Al Porter.

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The boys are joined by one of Ireland's best emerging comedy talents, Al Porter.

Satirical series with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere. Joining them for a satirical look at the week's news and current affairs will be Al Porter.

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The boys are joined by Scottish comedian Larry Dean.

Satirical series with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere. Joining them for a satirical look at the week's news is Scottish comedian Larry Dean.

13052015061320150615 (RU)

The boys are joined by comedian and actor Wendy Wason.

Satirical series with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere. Joining them for a satirical look at the week's news is comedian and actor Wendy Wason.

13062015062020150622 (RU)

The boys are joined by comedian and actor Wendy Wason.

Satirical series with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere. Joining them for the last programme in the series is comedian and actor Wendy Wason.

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The boys are joined by comedian Stuart Goldsmith.

Satirical series with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere. Joining them to give their take on the week's news is comedian Stuart Goldsmith.

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The boys take a satirical jaunt through the week's news and current affairs.

Regular comedians Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere take a satirical jaunt through the week's news and current affairs.

142015112820151130 (RU)

Josh Howie joins regulars Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and host Tim McGarry.

Josh Howie joins regular comedians Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere as host Tim McGarry invites them to find the funny side of the woes of Northern Ireland and beyond.

142015120520151207 (RU)

The boys take a satirical jaunt through the week's news. They are joined by Wendy Wason.

Regular comedians Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere take a satirical jaunt through the week's news. The boys are joined by comedienne Wendy Wason.

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Regular comedians Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere take a satirical jaunt through the week's news. The boys are joined by comedian Hal Cruttenden.

142015121920151221 (RU)

The boys take a satirical jaunt through the week's news.

Comedians Joel Dommett, Tim McGarry, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and Colin Murphy take a satirical jaunt through the week's news and current affairs.

14Best Bits2015122620151228 (RU)

Highlights from the series as comedians Joel Dommett, Tim McGarry, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and Colin Murphy are joined by a selection of comedy guests.

Highlights edition of the comedy panel show.

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The boys are joined by comedian Andrew Maxwell for a humorous look back at 2015.

Regulars Tim McGarry, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and Colin Murphy are joined by comedian Andrew Maxwell for a humorous look back at 2015.

152016041620160418 (RU)

Recorded at The Down Arts Centre in Downpatrick, The Blame Game returns with a brand new series. With a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs, a brief look back at events since they were last on air and a closer look at all things funny in Downpatrick. Will anything or anyone be spared their acidic wit and humour of Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere?

152016042320160425 (RU)

Stranmillis University College is the venue for this weeks recording of the hit comedy. Jokesters Tim Mc Garry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere reflect on the various historic dates and anniversaries including HM Queen's 90th birthday and the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Rising.

Comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

152016043020160502 (RU)

Holywood comedian Shane Todd joins regular jokesters Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere to discuss the people and events which are making the news this week in Northern Ireland and further afield.

Comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

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Scottish comedian Fred MacAulay makes a welcome return to the award-winning comedy panel show when he joins Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere to see the funny side of the Assembly Elections.

Comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

152016051420160516 (RU)

The hit comedy with regular comedians Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil

Delamere having a go at everybody and everything that has made the news in Northern Ireland over the past six months.

Comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

152016052120160523 (RU)

The final edition of the series includes Deirdre O' Kane casting her witty comedy take on the week's news along with Tim Mc Garry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere.

The boys are joined by Deirdre O' Kane to take a comedic look at the week's news.

162016102920161031 (RU)

The hit comedy returns for its 10th anniversary.

The Blame Game returns to BBC Northern Ireland television and radio for its 10th anniversary. Kicking off the new series is a 10th-birthday special at Belfast's Waterfront Hall.

Comedian Kevin Bridges will be making a special guest appearance alongside the regular team of Blame Game incorrigibles - Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere.

Series Producer: Jackie Hamilton

A Moondog Production for BBC Northern Ireland.

16012016110520161107 (RU)

Comedy panel show with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere.

The boys are back in studio with the new series of the hit comedy panel show. No-one will be spared the acidic wit and caustic humour of Jake O' Kane, Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere and Irish comedian Andrew Ryan, as host Tim McGarry sets out to find who is to blame this week.

16022016111220161114 (RU)

Comedy panel show with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere.

Comedians Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane, Neil Delamere along with special guest Zoe Lyons, find who's to blame in the news headlines this week in Northern Ireland and further afield.

16032016111920161121 (RU)

Comedy panel show with regular comedians Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere. Featuring special guest Sally-Anne Hayward.

16042016112620161128 (RU)

Comedy panel show with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere.

Funny Irishman Ed Byrne joins the regular line-up of jokesters, Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere, to poke fun and lampoon the good, the bad and the downright silly making the news over the past seven days.

Series Producer: Jackie Hamilton

A Moondog Production for BBC Northern Ireland.

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Australian comedian Felicity Ward joins the regular line-up of jokesters, Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere, to poke fun and lampoon the good, the bad and the downright silly making the news over the past seven days.

Series Producer: Jackie Hamilton

A Moondog Production for BBC Northern Ireland.

16062016121020161212 (RU)

Comedy panel show with Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere.

Comedians Tim McGarry, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and Colin Murphy find the funny side of

what and who is making the news headlines over the past seven days.

Series Producer: Jackie Hamilton

A Moondog Production for BBC Northern Ireland.

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Highlights edition of the hit comedy panel show with extracts from the 2016 series. Comedians Tim McGarry, Neil Delamere, Colin Murphy and Jake O' Kane are joined by a selection of comedy guests.

Series Producer: Jackie Hamilton

A Moondog Production for BBC Northern Ireland.

1607Best Bits 20162016121720161219 (RU)

The clue is in the title - The Best Bits. Hear the panel's views on setting up a portable confession box in supermarkets - confess to three, get one free. Relive the debate as to whether Barra Best the weatherman is to blame for Eleventh Night bonfires that get out of control. Why is Jake O'Kane unable to say tortoise and why would he want to? See if you can match Tim McGarry as he reprises his magnificent Translink tongue twister and Kevin Bishop explains what he would do with Donald Trump.

Highlights from The Blame Game satirical comedy show.

1608Review Of The Year2016122420161226 (RU)

How many times can you repeat the word 'bum' in one show? Answer: as often as is necessary when dealing with the multimillion dollar asset that is Kim Kardashian's best feature. Our panel also reflect on the mental stress caused by repeated exposure to renditions of the song 'Wagon Wheel', and mourn the departure from their screens of UTV's in-vision television presenter, Julian Simmons. Jake O'Kane recalls the man he met at the top of Napoleon's Nose on the Cave Hill, and Colin Murphy outlines the dangers that await an unsuspecting male should he be lured into a ladies' lingerie shop.

Hit comedy panel show with regular comedians, Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane, Neil Delamere and special guest, taking a satirical look at who's to blame for the news in Northern Ireland and further afield over the past year.

Series Producer: Jackie Hamilton

A Moondog Production for BBC Northern Ireland.

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Comedy panel show which pokes fun at the people and events which are making the news in NI

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Including guests John Bishop, Janey Godley, Angela Barnes and Scott Cappuro.

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Tim Mc Garry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere are back with a new series of the award-winning comedy panel show.

From the Burnavon Arts and Civic Centre, Cookstown the boys are joined by Scottish comedian Janey Godley to point the finger and lampoon all those whom the comedians believe should be held to account.

Recording the comedy in Cookstown has added to The Blame Game sizzle with the comedy team looking a little closer at all that is funny in the town and its surrounding area. There will be no shortage of targets at which to point The Blame Game comedy finger.

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The boys are back in the studio with the second episode of the new series of the hit comedy panel show.

No-one will be spared the acidic wit and caustic humour of Jake O' Kane, Colin Murphy and Neil Delamere, as host Tim McGarry sets out to find who is to blame this week. Joining them will be north Belfast comedian Terry McHugh, who will help to point the finger and lampoon all those whom the comedians believe are to blame for the news in Northern Ireland and further afield over the past week.

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

This week satirist Geoff Norcott is the comedy guest who joins Neil, Colin, Jake and Tim. Geoff's Edinburgh Fringe show was titled Right Leaning But Well Meaning - a self-confessed Conservative voter, he apologises for sending James Brokenshire to Northern Ireland. Jake O'Kane has more than a few words to say about the revelations contained in the Paradise Papers, mainly because he's not mentioned in them, and Colin tells how a zoo keeper bought an elephant in the belief that he'd bought a grey dog as north Belfast marks the passing of Tina, resident at Belfast Zoo for 54 years.

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Tim McGarry, Colin Murphy, Jake O'Kane and Neil Delamere look back at the week's news.

Comedy news quiz

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Compilation featuring the best bits of the series.

Comedy news quiz

192018102720181029 (RU)

Comedy compilation from the last series with contributions from the shows comedy guests.

Comedy news quiz

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

19062016092520180602 (RU)

The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

19062016092520180604 (RU)

The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

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The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

19072018060920180611 (RU)

The hit comedy returns with a comedy round-up of the week's news and current affairs.

Comedy news quiz

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Scottish comedienne Jo Jo Sutherland joins Tim, Colin, Jake and Neil.

Comedy news quiz

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Scottish comedienne Jo Jo Sutherland joins Tim, Colin, Jake and Neil.

Comedy news quiz

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The boys take a comedic look at the people and events which are making the news in NI.

Comedy news quiz

20Episode 22018111020181112 (RU)

The boys take a comedic look at the people and events which are making the news in NI.

Comedy news quiz

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Special guest Nuala McKeever.

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Special guest is Jason Byrne

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Special guest Neil Gruben.

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special guest Eddie Bannon

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Tim Mcgarry guides our motley comedy crew of Colin Murphy, Jake O'kane and guests Hal Cruttenden and John Bishop through the week's news.

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Tim Mcgarry guides our motley comedy crew of Neil Delamere, Jake O'kane, Neil Dougan and guest Colin Cole through the week's news.

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