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Whispers - Series 1 (October-December 2003) [RadioRip (mp3)]
First broadcast on Radio 4 in October 2003.
Find out the rather inflammatory connection between Salman Rushdie and The Beatles in the first programme of a brand new series called Whispers, the quiz show that celebrates our fascination with gossip, rumour and controversy. Gyles Brandreth introduces a panel game with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart. He's joined by two regular team captains; biographer and critic Anthony Holden, and writer and actor Stella Duffy.
1. 29 October 2003
This week's guests are broadcaster Rosie Millard and best selling author Jenny Colgan, who must test their wits and wit against the most notorious figures in history.
Size: 12.4 MB
2. 5 November 2003
Discover the truth about how Bram Stoker broke Oscar Wilde's heart in the quiz show that puts naughty before nice. Guests are Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling.
Size: 12.7 MB
3. 12 November 2003
Gyles 'Scandalous' Brandreth chairs another clandestine session of the panel game for devotees of rumour and gossip. Guests are Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham.
Size: 15.5 MB
4. 19 November 2003 (Incomplete - last few minutes missing)
The great and the good are torn from their pedestals in glee in this week's edition of Whispers, the panel show that proves there's no smoke without fire. Our teams, led by biographer Anthony Holden and actress Stella Duffy, are joined this week by writer Jenny Colgan and broadcaster Rosie Millard, attempt to dish the dirt on the bad boys and girls in history. Gyles Brandreth hosts the least libelous (we hope) quiz on Radio 4.
Size: 10.7 MB
5. 26 November 2003
Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling join our teams to discuss, amongst other things, the ins and outs of the abdication crisis.
Size: 12.6 MB
6. 6 June 2008
Regular team captains Anthony Holden and Stella Duffy are joined by Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham. Swearing, cocaine, wine throwing and flagellation are just some of the items on the Whispers agenda this week.
Size: 15.8 MB
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