Bad Language

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

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Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan do battle over the English language.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Eleanor Tiernan, semi-finalist in the 'So You Think You're Funny?' competition and currently on tour with Reginald D Hunter. On Keith's team is Mark Nelson, winner of the Scottish Comedian of the Year award and recently the support act for Andrew Maxwell and Mark Steel.

2013080920131227 (RS)
20130810 (RU)
20130812 (RU)

Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan do battle over the English language.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Eleanor Tiernan, semi-finalist in the 'So You Think You're Funny?' competition and currently on tour with Reginald D Hunter. On Keith's team is Mark Nelson, winner of the Scottish Comedian of the Year award and recently the support act for Andrew Maxwell and Mark Steel.

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We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new BBC Radio comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head to head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

Over five rounds they compete to see who best understands dialect, slang and colloquialisms from Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the English speaking world. They'll be celebrating language, inventing new terms for those currently-nameless-but-irritating things and - who knows! - they might even offer some surprising facts along the way!

Somerset comedian Richard Herring is well known from his double act with Stewart Lee, his solo tours and his radio shows with Andrew Collins. And if you've just caught him in repeats of "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" or "Have I Got News For You" on Dave, then why not tune in to hear him host "Bad Language"?

"Comedian-wise, I think Richard Herring is a god..." - so said Keith Farnham, the Irish lawyer-turned-comedian, in a recent interview. He's appeared on "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and "Dave's One Night Stand", as well as on stages all over the world.

In charge of the opposing teams is an equally well-travelled Scottish stand-up and Radio presenter, Des Clarke. He has appearances at the New York, Adelaide, Dublin and Dubai Comedy Festivals under his belt.

In this sixth show, Des is joined by Northern Ireland stand-up and TV star Diarmuid Corr and Keith is aided and abetted by Jo Caulfield, born in Wales, to Irish parents, raised in England and now living in Scotland!

Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan do battle over the English language.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Northern Ireland stand-up and TV star Diarmuid Corr and Keith is aided and abetted by Jo Caulfield, born in Wales to Irish parents, raised in England and now living in Scotland!

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20140103 (RS)

1/6

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new BBC Radio comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head to head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

Over five rounds they compete to see who best understands dialect, slang and colloquialisms from Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the English speaking world. They'll be celebrating language, inventing new terms for those currently-nameless-but-irritating things and - who knows! - they might even offer some surprising facts along the way!

Somerset comedian Richard Herring is well known from his double act with Stewart Lee, his solo tours and his radio shows with Andrew Collins. And if you've just caught him in repeats of "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" or "Have I Got News For You" on Dave, then why not tune in to hear him host "Bad Language"?

"Comedian-wise, I think Richard Herring is a god..." - so said Keith Farnham, the Irish lawyer-turned-comedian, in a recent interview. He's appeared on "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and "Dave's One Night Stand", as well as on stages all over the world.

In charge of the opposing teams is an equally well-travelled Scottish stand-up and Radio presenter, Des Clarke. He has appearances at the New York, Adelaide, Dublin and Dubai Comedy Festivals under his belt.

In this first show, Des is joined by Micky Bartlett, who's supported Patrick Kielty and appeared on "Dave's One Night Stand". On Keith's team is Aisling Bea, winner of the 'So You think You Are Funny' award at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe: only the second woman to do so.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Micky Bartlett, who last year supported Patrick Kielty on his tour of Northern Ireland, with his performance earning him a slot in the Belfast recording of Dave's One Night Stand. On Keith's team is Aisling Bea, who won the So You Think You Are Funny award at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, making her only the second woman to have won it in the award's 25-year history.

01Bea And Bartlett2013071320130715
20130805 (RS)
20140103 (RS)

1/6

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new BBC Radio comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head to head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

Over five rounds they compete to see who best understands dialect, slang and colloquialisms from Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the English speaking world. They'll be celebrating language, inventing new terms for those currently-nameless-but-irritating things and - who knows! - they might even offer some surprising facts along the way!

Somerset comedian Richard Herring is well known from his double act with Stewart Lee, his solo tours and his radio shows with Andrew Collins. And if you've just caught him in repeats of "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" or "Have I Got News For You" on Dave, then why not tune in to hear him host "Bad Language"?

"Comedian-wise, I think Richard Herring is a god..." - so said Keith Farnham, the Irish lawyer-turned-comedian, in a recent interview. He's appeared on "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and "Dave's One Night Stand", as well as on stages all over the world.

In charge of the opposing teams is an equally well-travelled Scottish stand-up and Radio presenter, Des Clarke. He has appearances at the New York, Adelaide, Dublin and Dubai Comedy Festivals under his belt.

In this first show, Des is joined by Micky Bartlett, who's supported Patrick Kielty and appeared on "Dave's One Night Stand". On Keith's team is Aisling Bea, winner of the 'So You think You Are Funny' award at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe: only the second woman to do so.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Micky Bartlett, who last year supported Patrick Kielty on his tour of Northern Ireland, with his performance earning him a slot in the Belfast recording of Dave's One Night Stand. On Keith's team is Aisling Bea, who won the So You Think You Are Funny award at the 2012 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, making her only the second woman to have won it in the award's 25-year history.

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20131230 (RS)

n this second show, Des is joined by Jo Caulfield, who was nominated as 'Funniest Woman 2010'. Keith's guest is the BAFTA-winning comedian Susan Calman, a semi-finalist at the BBC New Comedy Awards and finalist in the Funny Women competition and winner of the Best New Scottish Comedian award.

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n this second show, Des is joined by Jo Caulfield, who was nominated as 'Funniest Woman 2010'. Keith's guest is the BAFTA-winning comedian Susan Calman, a semi-finalist at the BBC New Comedy Awards and finalist in the Funny Women competition and winner of the Best New Scottish Comedian award.

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20131231 (RS)
20130729 (RU)

3/6

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new BBC Radio comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head to head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

Over five rounds they compete to see who best understands dialect, slang and colloquialisms from Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the English speaking world. They'll be celebrating language, inventing new terms for those currently-nameless-but-irritating things and - who knows! - they might even offer some surprising facts along the way!

Somerset comedian Richard Herring is well known from his double act with Stewart Lee, his solo tours and his radio shows with Andrew Collins. And if you've just caught him in repeats of "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" or "Have I Got News For You" on Dave, then why not tune in to hear him host "Bad Language"?

"Comedian-wise, I think Richard Herring is a god..." - so said Keith Farnham, the Irish lawyer-turned-comedian, in a recent interview. He's appeared on "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and "Dave's One Night Stand", as well as on stages all over the world.

In charge of the opposing teams is an equally well-travelled Scottish stand-up and Radio presenter, Des Clarke. He has appearances at the New York, Adelaide, Dublin and Dubai Comedy Festivals under his belt.

In this third show, Des is joined by Eleanor Tiernan, semi-finalist in the 'So You Think You're Funny?' competition and is currently on tour with Reginald D Hunter. Keith's guest is the New Zealand comic Jarred Christmas who's appeared as a performer and guest panellist on shows such as "Never Mind the Buzzcocks", "8 out of 10 Cats" and "Dave's One Night Stand".

Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan do battle over the English language.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Eleanor Tiernan, semi-finalist in the So You Think You're Funny? competition. Keith's guest is New Zealand comic Jarred Christmas, who has appeared as a performer and guest panellist on Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

03Tiernan And Christmas2013072720130807 (RS)
20131231 (RS)
20130729 (RU)

3/6

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new BBC Radio comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head to head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

Over five rounds they compete to see who best understands dialect, slang and colloquialisms from Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the English speaking world. They'll be celebrating language, inventing new terms for those currently-nameless-but-irritating things and - who knows! - they might even offer some surprising facts along the way!

Somerset comedian Richard Herring is well known from his double act with Stewart Lee, his solo tours and his radio shows with Andrew Collins. And if you've just caught him in repeats of "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" or "Have I Got News For You" on Dave, then why not tune in to hear him host "Bad Language"?

"Comedian-wise, I think Richard Herring is a god..." - so said Keith Farnham, the Irish lawyer-turned-comedian, in a recent interview. He's appeared on "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and "Dave's One Night Stand", as well as on stages all over the world.

In charge of the opposing teams is an equally well-travelled Scottish stand-up and Radio presenter, Des Clarke. He has appearances at the New York, Adelaide, Dublin and Dubai Comedy Festivals under his belt.

In this third show, Des is joined by Eleanor Tiernan, semi-finalist in the 'So You Think You're Funny?' competition and is currently on tour with Reginald D Hunter. Keith's guest is the New Zealand comic Jarred Christmas who's appeared as a performer and guest panellist on shows such as "Never Mind the Buzzcocks", "8 out of 10 Cats" and "Dave's One Night Stand".

Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan do battle over the English language.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Eleanor Tiernan, semi-finalist in the So You Think You're Funny? competition. Keith's guest is New Zealand comic Jarred Christmas, who has appeared as a performer and guest panellist on Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

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4/6

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new BBC Radio comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head to head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

Over five rounds they compete to see who best understands dialect, slang and colloquialisms from Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the English speaking world. They'll be celebrating language, inventing new terms for those currently-nameless-but-irritating things and - who knows! - they might even offer some surprising facts along the way!

Somerset comedian Richard Herring is well known from his double act with Stewart Lee, his solo tours and his radio shows with Andrew Collins. And if you've just caught him in repeats of "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" or "Have I Got News For You" on Dave, then why not tune in to hear him host "Bad Language"?

"Comedian-wise, I think Richard Herring is a god..." - so said Keith Farnham, the Irish lawyer-turned-comedian, in a recent interview. He's appeared on "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and "Dave's One Night Stand", as well as on stages all over the world.

In charge of the opposing teams is an equally well-travelled Scottish stand-up and Radio presenter, Des Clarke. He has appearances at the New York, Adelaide, Dublin and Dubai Comedy Festivals under his belt.

In this fourth show, Des is joined by Jarlath Regan, finalist in the 'So You Think You're Funny' and 'BBC New Comedy' Awards. On Keith's team is the BAFTA-winning comedian Susan Calman, a finalist in the Funny Women competition and winner of the Best New Scottish Comedian award.

Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan do battle over the English language.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Jarlath Regan, finalist in So You Think You're Funny and the BBC New Comedy Awards. On Keith's team is the Bafta-winning comedian Susan Calman, a finalist in the Funny Women competition and winner of the Best New Scottish Comedian award.

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20140101 (RS)
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We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new BBC Radio comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head to head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

Over five rounds they compete to see who best understands dialect, slang and colloquialisms from Scotland, Ireland and the rest of the English speaking world. They'll be celebrating language, inventing new terms for those currently-nameless-but-irritating things and - who knows! - they might even offer some surprising facts along the way!

Somerset comedian Richard Herring is well known from his double act with Stewart Lee, his solo tours and his radio shows with Andrew Collins. And if you've just caught him in repeats of "Never Mind The Buzzcocks" or "Have I Got News For You" on Dave, then why not tune in to hear him host "Bad Language"?

"Comedian-wise, I think Richard Herring is a god..." - so said Keith Farnham, the Irish lawyer-turned-comedian, in a recent interview. He's appeared on "Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow" and "Dave's One Night Stand", as well as on stages all over the world.

In charge of the opposing teams is an equally well-travelled Scottish stand-up and Radio presenter, Des Clarke. He has appearances at the New York, Adelaide, Dublin and Dubai Comedy Festivals under his belt.

In this fourth show, Des is joined by Jarlath Regan, finalist in the 'So You Think You're Funny' and 'BBC New Comedy' Awards. On Keith's team is the BAFTA-winning comedian Susan Calman, a finalist in the Funny Women competition and winner of the Best New Scottish Comedian award.

Richard Herring, Des Clarke and Keith Farnan do battle over the English language.

We all speak English, but do we understand each other? That's the question posed by Richard Herring in a brand new comedy panel show where Scotland's Des Clarke and Ireland's Keith Farnan go head-to-head to prove who has the superior command of the English language.

This week, Des is joined by Jarlath Regan, finalist in So You Think You're Funny and the BBC New Comedy Awards. On Keith's team is the Bafta-winning comedian Susan Calman, a finalist in the Funny Women competition and winner of the Best New Scottish Comedian award.