Episode 5

Episode 5

Update: 2023-11-09
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Fresh from winning Gold for Best Comedy at the British Podcast Awards (and Highly Commended as Podcast of the Year), Jon Holmes's comedy current affairs concept album returns for its 10th series to remix the news into satirical shapes.

This week - the HaM&S Christmas advert, Matt Hancock: Infinity War, and Ray Mears goes camping with Suella Braverman.

Creator / Producer: Jon Holmes

An unusual production for BBC Radio 4

CREDITS
Jon Holmes
Katie Sayer
Darren Phillips
Phil Lindsey
David Riffkin
Cooper Mawhinny Sweryt
Dave Wol
and
Tony Churnside

ADDITIONAL
Ali Panting
Anna Martin
Helen Brooks
Alice Gregg
Mike Battle
Paul Kearney
Gareth Ceredig
Adrian Fisk
Kevin Smith
John Weston
Beechar & Pullar
Arfie Mansfield
David Kidder
John Upton
Duncan Ladkin

On this week’s The Skewer:
Matt Hancock (Thancock?) channels Thanos as he joins Avengers: Infinity War to decide who will live or die.
Post their Christmas ad controversy, M&S back the other side. This isn’t just any advert, it’s a HamM&S advert
As AI becomes a ‘cookbook for weapons’, Delia Smith meets Oppenheimer
Ray Mears takes issue with Suella’s anti-tent homelessness strategy
The T800 model Terminator interviews Elon Musk about AI
The South Park kids advise Israel on good old-fashioned small town justice
In The Adventures of Blinken Bill, the friendly cartoon Koala Blinky Bill helps US diplomat Anthony Blinken negotiate a ceasefire.
and
Donald Trump sees the Trailer Park Boys in court.

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