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The Brig Society

Series 3

Being a Lord

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Good Lord! - exactly what Marcus Brigstocke has become to determine if we really need that second chamber. From October 2015. Show more

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Series 6

Reece Shearsmith

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Reece Shearsmith takes his first driving lesson and Marcus Brigstocke persuades him to try wallpapering. From January 2015. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 1

Episode 1: Fashion

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus Brigstocke has volunteered to be the face, and indeed the trousers, of British fashion. With Rufus Jones, William Andrews and Margaret Cabourn-Smith. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 1

Episode 2: Hospital

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus Brigstocke has been put in charge of his own hospital, with doctors, nurses and pyjama smokers outside so you know it's a proper one. With William Andrews. From July 2013. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 1

Episode 3: Prison

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus Brigstocke looks into overcrowding, rehabilitation, radicalisation and the difficulties of dining hall protest tray-banging syncopation. With Rufus Jones. From July 2013. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 1

Episode 4: Food

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus has been volunteered to be the face, not to say beard and glasses, of British food. During the show, he'll be eating some food. With William Andrews. From July 2013. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 1

Episode 5: King of Scotland

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus tries to understand the arguments for and against independence, hopefully without getting himself a kilt. With Rufus Jones. From July 2013. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 1

Episode 6: Railway

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus Brigstocke has been given his own railway franchise to run. Please note, this programme may be running late; change at Tiverton Parkway for The Archers. From July 2013. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 2

Episode 1: MEP

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. Marcus Brigstocke has got himself elected as a Member of the European Parliament. So it's off to Brussels. From August 2014. Show more

The Brig Society

Series 2

Episode 2: Social Media

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus Brigstocke has decided to create his own Social Media site. Please RT. Please Follow. Please Like. From August 2014. Show more

Live at the Apollo

Series 9

Episode 3

Duration: 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Sean Lock is the host and he introduces one of comedy's fastest-rising stars Romesh Ranganathan and the wonderful Marcus Brigstocke.

The Graham Norton Show

Series 7

Episode 7

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Graham talks to pop superstar Janet Jackson about her career and life after Michael; there's comedy from Marcus Brigstocke; and Monty Python legend Eric Idle drops in for a chat. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Graham Norton
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Brigstocke
Interviewed Guest:
Eric Idle
Director:
Steve Smith
Producer:
Jon Magnusson

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three HD

Josh Widdicombe introduces the top standup acts from Edinburgh's comedy festival, a galaxy of stars that includes Mark Watson, Shappi Khorsandi, Marcus Brigstocke and many others. Show more

QI XL

Series F

Episode 6: Fakes and Frauds

Duration: 44 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Panel-based general knowledge quiz. Stephen Fry falls foul of fakes and frauds with Sean Lock, Jimmy Carr, Marcus Brigstocke and Alan Davies.

Contributors

Presenter:
Stephen Fry
Participant:
Sean Lock
Participant:
Jimmy Carr
Participant:
Marcus Brigstocke
Participant:
Alan Davies
Director:
Ian Lorimer
Producer:
John Lloyd

Argumental

Series 2

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy debating show chaired by John Sergeant. Marcus Brigstocke, Rufus Hound and guests Phill Jupitus and Sean Lock argue about nuclear power and bees versus wasps. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Sergeant
Participant:
Marcus Brigstocke
Participant:
Rufus Hound
Participant:
Phill Jupitus
Participant:
Sean Lock
Producer:
David Taylor
Director:
Ian Lorimer

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Companion discussion show to the Apprentice, presented by Dara O Briain. Among those examining what went wrong is actor and comedian Marcus Brigstocke. Show more

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 12

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus Brigstocke, Holly Walsh, John Finnemore and Rufus Hound attempt to talk with deliberate inaccuracy on subjects as varied as Eton, babies, Russia and hats. Show more

The Unbelievable Truth

Series 12

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Marcus Brigstocke, Holly Walsh, John Finnemore and Rufus Hound talk with deliberate inaccuracy about board games, salt, guinea pigs and actors. From January 2014. Show more

Loose Ends

Marcus Brigstocke, Keith Allen, Stephen Woolley, Jenny Sealey, Decosta Boyce, Marika Hackman, Nikki Bedi

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Nikki Bedi is joined by Marcus Brigstocke, Keith Allen, Stephen Woolley and Jenny Sealey for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Marika Hackman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Nikki Bedi
Interviewed Guest:
Marcus Brigstocke
Interviewed Guest:
Keith Allen
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Woolley
Interviewed Guest:
Jenny Sealey
Performer:
Marika Hackman
Performer:
Decosta Boyce
Producer:
Sukey Firth

I've Never Seen Star Wars

Series 6

Dame Kelly Holmes

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Marcus Brigstocke gets athlete Dame Kelly Holmes to eat a deep fried Mars bar - but a chocolate covered scorpion..? From 2015. Show more