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RADIO SEASON 66 2013

Season length:
Six shows.

Chairman:
Nicholas Parsons.

Regular Panellists:
Paul Merton (four shows), Gyles Brandreth (four shows).

Guest Panellists:
Tony Hawks (two shows), Graham Norton (two shows), Pam Ayres (two shows), Fred MacAulay (two shows), Richard Herring (two shows), Kevin Eldon (two shows), Russell Kane (two shows), Roy Walker (two shows).

Making A Debut:
Roy Walker.

Commentary:
The shows with Paul are strong shows, with some great support from Graham, pam, Gyles, Richard and Russell. The shows without Paul are slightly disappointing.



805/66/1
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Broadcast date: 20 May 2013.

Chairman: Nicholas Parsons.

Panel: Paul Merton, Graham Norton, Pam Ayres, Kevin Eldon.

Whistle Blower: Trudi Stevens.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

Venue: London.

Subjects: The 11 plus, opportunity knocks, being a punk, wardrobe malfunction, lift etiquette, the king of skiffle, genie in a bottle, the history of Eurovision, fur coats and no nickers, other peopleís children.

Winner: Graham Norton.

Notes: Nicholas Parsons's 863rd appearance, Paul Merton's 309th appearance, Graham Norton's 90th appearance, Pam Ayres's 20th appearance, Kevin Eldon's 5th appearance, first show produced by Katie Tyrrell.

806/66/2

Broadcast date: 27 May 2013.

Chairman: Nicholas Parsons.

Panel: Tony Hawks, Gyles Brandreth, Fred MacAulay, Roy Walker.

Whistle Blower: Trudi Stevens.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

Venue: Derry.

Subjects: The city of culture, finding a parking space, an Englishman an Irishman and a Scotsman, hitch-hiking, the giantís causeway, say what you see, whisky, complaining, Irish dancing, a walled city.

Winners: Gyles Brandreth and Tony Hawks.

Notes: Nicholas Parsons's 864th appearance, Tony Hawks's 123rd appearance, Gyles Brandreth's 72nd appearance, Fred MacAulay's 15th appearance, Roy Walker's first appearance.

807/66/3

Broadcast date: 3 June 2013.

Chairman: Nicholas Parsons.

Panel: Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Richard Herring, Russell Kane.

Whistle Blower: Trudi Stevens.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

Venue: London.

Subjects: Fast food, booking a holiday, a touch of class, the voice of experience, jumping the shark, glad rags, the Thames estuary, mediums, the wild west, cutting toenails, letting the cat out of the bag, an Eton mess.

Winners: Gyles Brandreth and Paul Merton.

Notes: Nicholas Parsons's 865th appearance, Paul Merton's 310th appearance, Gyles Brandreth's 73rd appearance, Richard Herring's 6th appearance, Russell Kane's second appearance.

808/66/4

Broadcast date: 10 June 2013.

Chairman: Nicholas Parsons.

Panel: Paul Merton, Graham Norton, Pam Ayres, Kevin Eldon.

Whistle Blower: Trudi Stevens.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

Venue: London.

Subjects: The leader of the pack, a Kentish lad, Singapore sling, walking a tightrope, a Freudian slip, kippers, map reading, a wolf in sheepís clothing, 12 good men, the village fete.

Winner: Paul Merton.

Notes: Nicholas Parsons's 866th appearance, Paul Merton's 311th appearance, Graham Norton's 91st appearance, Pam Ayres's 21st appearance, Kevin Eldon's 6th appearance.

809/66/5

Broadcast date: 17 June 2013.

Chairman: Nicholas Parsons.

Panel: Tony Hawks, Gyles Brandreth, Fred MacAulay, Roy Walker.

Whistle Blower: Trudi Stevens.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

Venue: Derry.

Subjects: The one that got away, throwing the hammer, the Titanic, skateboarding, boy sopranoes, a Highland fling, a good limerick, music for the soul, a starched collar, being a late starter.

Winner: Gyles Brandreth.

Notes: Nicholas Parsons's 867th appearance, Tony Hawks's 124th appearance, Gyles Brandreth's 74th appearance, Fred MacAulay's 16th appearance, Roy Walker's 2nd and last appearance.

810/66/6

Broadcast date: 24 June 2013.

Chairman: Nicholas Parsons.

Panel: Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Richard Herring, Russell Kane.

Whistle Blower: Trudi Stevens.

Producer: Katie Tyrrell.

Venue: London.

Subjects: Back seat drivers, boiling the perfect egg, personal grooming, what to give somebody who already has everything, cruising along the Mekong River, Evelyn Waugh, short puff and flakey, a model village, a tongue lashing.

Winners: Gyles Brandreth and Richard Herring.

Notes: Nicholas Parsons's 868th appearance, Paul Merton's 312th and last appearance, Gyles Brandreth's 75th appearance, Richard Herring's 7th appearance, Russell Kane's 3rd appearance.

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