Fighting Talk

Fighting Talk

United Kingdom

A hilarious look at the volatile world of sport where guests compete for points with their sporting punditry. Informed comments are rewarded but witless outbursts are penalised.

Episodes

Tanni Grey-Thompson, Kath Merry, Steve Bunce, Justin Moorhouse  

Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, former GB athlete and Olympic bronze-medallist Kath Merry, journalist and sports broadcaster Steve Bunce & comedian Justin Moorhouse join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry in front of a live audience at the Tyne Theatre & Opera House in Newcastle. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for drivel and answers lacking in conviction. In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

Matt Smith, Gail Emms, Jim White, Elis James  

QPR striker Matt Smith, former GB badminton player and Olympic silver-medallist Gail Emms, the Telegraph's Jim White and comedian Elis James join Colin Murray for more sporting punditry. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for drivel and answers lacking in conviction. In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

Dougie Anderson, Eleanor Oldroyd, John Rawling, Ian Moore  

Presenter and writer Dougie Anderson, sports broadcaster Eleanor Oldyroyd, sports commentator John Rawling & comedian Ian Moore join Colin Murray for more sporting punditry. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for drivel and answers lacking in conviction. In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

Richard Osman, Caroline Barker, Steve Bunce, Eddie Kadi  

Presenter & Champion of Champions Richard Osman, broadcaster Caroline Barker, journalist & sports presenter Steve Bunce and comedian Eddie Kadi join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for drivel and answers lacking in conviction. In the final round, the top two points scorers go head-to-head in 'Defend the Indefensible' where they must both defend a statement however ludicrous or distasteful for twenty seconds. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

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