Kermode and Mayo's Film Review

with Michael Gambon and Toby Jones (Fri, 05 Feb 2016 16:38:00 +0000)
Michael Gambon and Toby Jones talk to Simon about Dad's Army. Plus the UK Box Office Top 10 and Mark's reviews of the week's new films including Dad's Army, Goosebumps, Point Break and Trumbo. Download the Kermode and Mayo podcast at bbc.co.uk/podcasts/5live. Email: mayo@bbc.co.uk Text: 85058 (charged at your standard network rate) Twitter: @wittertainment.

Friday Night Comedy from BBC Radio 4

FriComedy: The News Quiz 5 Feb 16 (Fri, 05 Feb 2016 18:55:00 +0000)
Series 89 of the satirical quiz. Miles Jupp is back in the chair, trying to keep order as an esteemed panel of guests take on the big (and not so big) news events of the week. This week Miles is joined by Susan Calman, Zoe Lyons, Andrew Maxwell and Michael Deacon. Producer: Richard Morris A BBC Radio Comedy Production

Fighting Talk

30/01/2016 (Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:04:00 +0000)
Josh Widdicombe is judge and jury as his guests aim to gain points whilst discussing the sporting stories of the week. Points are awarded for informed comment and wit but taken away for drivel and nonsensical answers. In the final round the top two panellists go head to head in 'defend the indefensible' where they must each defend an unpalatable statement for 20 seconds. On this week's panel- badminton silver Olympic medallist Gail Emms, Canadian sports broadcaster Greg Brady, broadcaster and journalist Martin Kelner and comedian Ivo Graham. Download the podcast - bbc.co.uk/5live.

Football Weekly

Football Weekly Extra: get ready for a Premier League top-four face-off (Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:35:53 GMT)

The podders look ahead to leaders Leicester’s trip to Arsenal and Manchester City’s clash with Tottenham. Plus: Paul Clement is sacked by Derby, and a preview of Juventus v Napoli


This American Life

#549: Amateur Hour (Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000)
This week, stories of people who are in put into positions they’re completely unqualified to handle … but who try to make it work anyway. Including one story of a tough group of soldiers who attempt to save lives through the power of show tunes.

The Infinite Monkey Cage

Maths of Love and Sex (Mon, 08 Feb 2016 16:30:00 +0000)
Robin Ince and Brian Cox get romantic (although unfortunately not with each other) as they discuss the mathematics of love and the statistics of sex. They are joined on stage by comedian and former maths student Paul Foot, mathematician Hannah Fry and statistician Professor Sir David Speigelhalter, as they discover whether a knowledge of numbers can help you in the affairs of the heart? Can a maths algorithm help you find your perfect mate at a party and what do the statistics tell us about what happens after the party, if you do! They find out whether mathematicians are more successful at dating than comedians, and whether a rational, scientific approach to love and life long happiness is really the answer.

Dave Whyte needs to get out more