Fighting Talk

BBC

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.

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Networks:

BBC

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@bbc5live

Language:

English

Contact:

0500 909 693


Episodes

Danny Howard, Guvna B, Eleanor Oldroyd, Justin Moorhouse

2/4/2023
BBC Radio 1 DJ Danny Howard, rapper and author Guvna B, sports broadcaster Eleanor Oldroyd and comedian Justin Moorhouse join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:00:57:03

Fighting Talk: Danny Howard, Guvna B, Eleanor Oldroyd, Justin Moorhouse

2/4/2023
Danny Howard, Guvna B, Eleanor Oldroyd and Justin Moorhouse join Colin Murray.

Duration:01:00:00

David Alorka, Maisie Adam, Greg Brady, John Cross

1/28/2023
Sports presenter David Alorka, comedian Maisie Adam, sports broadcaster Greg Brady and football journalist John Cross join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:00:43:17

Reece Parkinson, Jo Ankier, Paul McNamee, Josh James

1/21/2023
BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ Reece Parkinson, sports broadcaster and former GB track runner Jo Ankier, The Big Issue editor Paul McNamee and comedian Josh James join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:07:10

Kate Mason, Thom Gibbs, Eboni Usoro-Brown, Tez Ilyas

1/14/2023
Broadcaster Kate Mason, sports journalist Thom Gibbs, former England netballer Eboni Usoro-Brown and comedian Tez Ilyas join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:08:09

Danny Howard, Gail Emms, Rickie Haywood-Williams, Ivo Graham

1/7/2023
BBC Radio 1 DJ Danny Howard, former GB badminton player Gail Emms, BBC Radio 1 presenter Rickie Haywood-Williams and comedian Ivo Graham join guest host Jordan North for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:02:05

Phil Brown, Mina Rzouki, Dougie Anderson, Bob Mills

12/31/2022
Football manager Phil Brown, football broadcaster Mina Rzouki, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Bob Mills join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:00:54:52

Kath Merry, Bianca Westwood, Greg Brady, Neil Delamere

12/24/2022
In this festive edition, former GB athlete and commentator Kath Merry, football reporter Bianca Westwood, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Neil Delamere join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:00:51:42

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Holly Hamilton, Steffan Powell, Matt Forde

12/17/2022
GB sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell- Blake, sports broadcaster Holly Hamilton, presenter Steffan Powell and comedian Matt Forde, join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:09:15

Lynsey Hooper, Jim White, Aaron Paul, Andrew Mensah

12/10/2022
Sports broadcaster Lynsey Hooper, football journalist Jim White, football reporter Aaron Paul and comedian Andrew Mensah join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:07:00

Guvna B, Eleanor Oldroyd, Dougie Anderson, Ian Moore

12/3/2022
Rapper and author Guvna B, sports broadcaster Eleanor Oldroyd, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Ian Moore join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:06:47

Jim White, Kate Mason, Greg Brady, Mike Bubbins

11/19/2022
In this World Cup special, journalist Jim White, sports presenter Kate Mason, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Mike Bubbins join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:02:44

Holly Hamilton, Phil Brown, Jeanette Kwakye, Bob Mills

11/12/2022
Sport presenter Holly Hamilton, football manager Phil Brown, former GB athlete and broadcaster Jeanette Kwakye and comedian Bob Mills, join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:06:54

Natalie Pike, Justin Moorhouse, Jenny Ryan, Danny McLoughlin

11/5/2022
Football broadcaster Natalie Pike, comedian Justin Moorhouse, ITV Chaser Jenny Ryan and comedian Danny McLoughlin, join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:02:46

Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, Mina Rzouki, Paul McNamee, Bob Mills

10/29/2022
GB sprinter Nethaneel Mitchell-Blake, football journalist Mina Rzouki, The Big issue Editor Paul McNamee and comedian Bob Mills, join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:09:27

Pat Nevin, Kate Mason, Martin Kelner, Josh James

10/22/2022
Former Chelsea footballer and commentator Pat Nevin, sports presenter Kate Mason, broadcaster Martin Kelner and comedian Josh James, join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:05:03

Jake Wood, Tracey Neville, Dougie Anderson, Henning Wehn

10/15/2022
Actor Jake Wood, former player and Head Coach of England Netball Tracey Neville, broadcaster Dougie Anderson and comedian Henning Wehn join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:08:38

Reece Parkinson, Lynsey Hooper, Greg Brady, Tez Ilyas

10/8/2022
BBC Radio 1Xtra presenter Reece Parkinson, football broadcaster Lynsey Hooper, sports broadcaster Greg Brady and comedian Tez Ilyas join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:06:23

David Alorka, Kath Merry, Aaron Paul, Neil Delamere

10/1/2022
Sports presenter David Alorka, former GB athlete and commentator Kath Merry, football broadcaster Aaron Paul and comedian Neil Delamere join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:10:12

Matt Forde, Natalie Pike, Jenny Ryan, Greg Brady

9/24/2022
Comedian Matt Forde, football presenter Natalie Pike, ITV chaser and singer Jenny Ryan and sports broadcaster Greg Brady join Colin Murray for an hour of sporting punditry, humour and entertainment. Points are awarded for informed comment, wit and passion, but taken away for nonsense 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...

Duration:01:03:43