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Sue Perkins presents a special edition of the panel show about morality and ethics.

Sue Perkins presents a special edition of the panel show that puts moral and ethical dilemmas to a panel of guests until they admit that they'd behave appallingly, recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Guests include Marcus Brigstocke and Bridget Christie, and subjects include disabled parking spaces, adverts, and life imprisonment. This is a show where there are no 'right' answers - but there are, however, some deeply damning ones.

Dilemma was devised by Danielle Ward.

Producer: Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins presents a special edition of the panel show that puts moral and ethical dilemmas to a panel of guests until they admit that they'd behave appallingly, recorded at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Guests are Marcus Brigstocke, Janet Ellis, George Wendt, and Bridget Christie, and subjects include disabled parking spaces, adverts, and life imprisonment. This is a show where there are no 'right' answers - but there are, however, some deeply damning ones.

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Sue Perkins and guests consider swapped babies, one-night stands and crime prevention.

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer in this show show in which there are no "right" answers - but there are some deeply damning ones.

This edition features comedians Zoe Lyons and Phill Jupitus, author Simon Garfield and the actor and writer Humphrey Ker. This week the guests are dealt quandaries involving swapped babies, one-night stands, and biochip crime prevention. They also solve some dilemmas the audience have brought along.

The show was devised by award-winning stand-up and writer Danielle Ward (The News Quiz, Newswipe, Mock The Week).

Producer: Ed Morrish.

This edition features comedians Zoe Lyons and Phill Jupitus, author Simon Garfield and the actor and writer Humphrey Ker.

This week the guests are dealt quandaries involving swapped babies, one-night stands, and biochip crime prevention.

They also solve some dilemmas the audience have brought along.

Sue Perkins sets moral and ethical posers for Zoe Lyons and Phill Jupitus, Simon Garfield.

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In Dilemma, Sue Perkins puts four panellists through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers. So, in the first series, Dominic Lawson was asked if he would provide an alibi for someone he hated; Fi Glover was offered £25,000 to give a talk to a company that once screwed over her husband; John Finnemore was asked if he'd grass up a sweet old lady who was shoplifting. (Yes, Yes, No, were the answers if you're interested.)

As well as these hypothetical questions, the show also features a variety of rounds which may include: Audience Dilemmas, where the panel 'solve' any problems the audience may be having; What Did I Do?, where each panellist relates a dilemma they were faced with in their own lives and the others have to guess how they resolved it; Why I Was Right, where each panellist is given an indefensible action that they must morally justify in 30 seconds; Choose Your Own Adventure, where the panellists get a series of dilemmas, each one following on from the last as they burrow their way deeper into a moral quagmire; and Quickfire, where shades of grey are dismissed in favour of a fingers-on-the-buzzers binary choice - "Would you rather eat a kitten or fight a swan?".

This week's show sees comedian Paul Sinha struggling with his sporting loyalties; poet Lemn Sissay experiencing Something New; actor and comic Margaret Cabourn-Smith facing up to some poor parenting; and Graeme Garden contemplating life without one of his favourite Aunties.

The show was devised by the award-winning comedian Danielle Ward, and is presented by Sue Perkins.

Producer: Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins hosts a new series of the panel show of moral and ethical choices.

02022013022720130306 (BBC7)
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In Dilemma, Sue Perkins puts four panellists through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers. So, in the first series, Dominic Lawson was asked if he would provide an alibi for someone he hated; Fi Glover was offered £25,000 to give a talk to a company that once screwed over her husband; John Finnemore was asked if he'd grass up a sweet old lady who was shoplifting. (Yes, Yes, No, were the answers if you're interested.)

As well as these hypothetical questions, the show also features a variety of rounds which may include: Audience Dilemmas, where the panel 'solve' any problems the audience may be having; What Did I Do?, where each panellist relates a dilemma they were faced with in their own lives and the others have to guess how they resolved it; Why I Was Right, where each panellist is given an indefensible action that they must morally justify in 30 seconds; Choose Your Own Adventure, where the panellists get a series of dilemmas, each one following on from the last as they burrow their way deeper into a moral quagmire; and Quickfire, where shades of grey are dismissed in favour of a fingers-on-the-buzzers binary choice - "Would you rather eat a kitten or fight a swan?".

This week's show sees comedian Josie Long deal with a catering faux pas; journalist Owen Jones putting a value on human life and/or robots; actor, musician and author Clare Grogan keeping her back yard tidy; and comedian Andrew Maxwell hearing the patter of tiny feet.

The show was devised by the award-winning comedian Danielle Ward, and is presented by Sue Perkins.

Producer: Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins hosts a new series of the panel show of moral and ethical choices.

02032013030620130313 (BBC7)
20151102 (R4)

In Dilemma, Sue Perkins puts four panellists through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers. So, in the first series, Dominic Lawson was asked if he would provide an alibi for someone he hated; Fi Glover was offered £25,000 to give a talk to a company that once screwed over her husband; John Finnemore was asked if he'd grass up a sweet old lady who was shoplifting. (Yes, Yes, No, were the answers if you're interested.)

As well as these hypothetical questions, the show also features a variety of rounds which may include: Audience Dilemmas, where the panel 'solve' any problems the audience may be having; What Did I Do?, where each panellist relates a dilemma they were faced with in their own lives and the others have to guess how they resolved it; Why I Was Right, where each panellist is given an indefensible action that they must morally justify in 30 seconds; Choose Your Own Adventure, where the panellists get a series of dilemmas, each one following on from the last as they burrow their way deeper into a moral quagmire; and Quickfire, where shades of grey are dismissed in favour of a fingers-on-the-buzzers binary choice - "Would you rather eat a kitten or fight a swan?".

This week's show sees comedian Dave Gorman cheating higher, faster and stronger; journalist Anita Anand deal with an unexpected guest; creator of Bleak Expectations Mark Evans getting a hand in the bush (but no birds); and comedian Jenny Eclair embrace dating in the digital age.

The show was devised by the award-winning comedian Danielle Ward, and is presented by Sue Perkins.

Producer: Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins hosts a new series of the panel show of moral and ethical choices.

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20151026 (R4)

In Dilemma, Sue Perkins puts four panellists through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers. So, in the first series, Dominic Lawson was asked if he would provide an alibi for someone he hated; Fi Glover was offered £25,000 to give a talk to a company that once screwed over her husband; John Finnemore was asked if he'd grass up a sweet old lady who was shoplifting. (Yes, Yes, No, were the answers if you're interested.)

As well as these hypothetical questions, the show also features a variety of rounds which may include: Audience Dilemmas, where the panel 'solve' any problems the audience may be having; What Did I Do?, where each panellist relates a dilemma they were faced with in their own lives and the others have to guess how they resolved it; Why I Was Right, where each panellist is given an indefensible action that they must morally justify in 30 seconds; Choose Your Own Adventure, where the panellists get a series of dilemmas, each one following on from the last as they burrow their way deeper into a moral quagmire; and Quickfire, where shades of grey are dismissed in favour of a fingers-on-the-buzzers binary choice - "Would you rather eat a kitten or fight a swan?".

This week's show sees comedian Roisin Conaty changing history; journalist Samira Ahmed dip into the archives; member of sketch team The Penny Dreadfuls David Reed get injust justice; and comedian and host of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage Robin Ince learn about a maths teacher's non-standard deviation.

The show was devised by the award-winning comedian Danielle Ward, and is presented by Sue Perkins.

Producer: Ed Morrish.

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20151109 (R4)

Sue Perkins presents the panel show that has no right answers - just deeply damning ones. With Jason Cook, Cerys Matthews, David Aaronovitch and Sara Pascoe.

With Jason Cook, Cerys Matthews, David Aaronovitch and Sara Pascoe.

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Sue Perkins presents a second series of the panel show that has no right answers - just deeply damning ones. With Miles Jupp, Annie Nightingale and Sarah Kendall.

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With Miles Jupp, Annie Nightingale and Sarah Kendall.

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20160219 (R4)

Sue Perkins presents a third series of Dilemma, the panel show where she puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers.

This week, Sue is joined by comedians Kerry Godliman and John-luke Roberts, journalist and broadcaster Julia Hartley-brewer and ex-footballer Clarke Carlisle, who collectively attempt to resolve dilemmas based around dinosaur bones, injured guinea pigs, and unethical banks. They also assert their moral correctness over giving directions and selling state secrets.

The show was devised by the actor and award-winning comedian Danielle Ward.

"A non-irritating, hilarious panel show" (Radio Times)

Presenter... Sue Perkins

Producer... Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral, ethical and comical wringers.

Devised by... Danielle Ward

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Sue Perkins presents a third series of Dilemma, the panel show where she puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers.

This week, Sue is joined by comedians Tony Law and Isy Suttie, who battle with problems about footballing allegiance and supermarket deliveries; Radio One's Gemma Cairney, who must decide how far to go to get free 4G technology; and economist, journalist, and presenter of Radio 4's More Or Less Tim Harford, who reveals the nerdy dilemma that spurred him into a career in statistics.

The show was devised by the actor and award-winning comedian Danielle Ward.

"A non-irritating, hilarious panel show" (Radio Times).

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral, ethical and comical wringers.

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20160304 (R4)

Sue Perkins presents a third series of Dilemma, the panel show where she puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers.

This week, Sue is joined by comedians Tom Wrigglesworth and Lucy Beaumont, who must resolve problems with dictators and ugly children; journalist Anne McElvoy jumps into a phone booth to deal with a super problem; and comedy writer Joel Morris gets top marks for helping out an audience member.

The show was devised by the actor and award-winning comedian Danielle Ward.

"A non-irritating, hilarious panel show" (Radio Times)

Presenter... Sue Perkins

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral, ethical and comical wringers.

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20160325 (R4)

Sue Perkins presents a third series of Dilemma, the panel show where she puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers.

This week, Sue is joined by comedians Nick Doody and Angela Barnes, who confront issues regarding horses and awkward family situations; award-winning actor Cush Jumbo reveals a real-life dilemma about identity; and journalist Dominic Lawson helps an audience member with affairs of the heart.

The show was devised by the actor and award-winning comedian Danielle Ward.

"A non-irritating, hilarious panel show" (Radio Times)

Presenter... Sue Perkins

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral, ethical and comical wringers.

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20160318 (R4)

Sue Perkins presents a third series of Dilemma, the panel show where she puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers.

This week sees Al Murray being asked to decide between two distinct forms of environmentalism; Cbeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell is taken back to school; "Nerd evangelist" Ben Goldacre has a taxing time; and comedian (and devisor of Dilemma) Danielle Ward looks like she's got a decision to make.

The show was devised by the actor and award-winning comedian Danielle Ward.

"A non-irritating, hilarious panel show" (Radio Times)

Presenter... Sue Perkins

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral, ethical and comical wringers.

0306 LAST2014031120140318 (BBC7)

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral, ethical and comical wringers.

Sue Perkins presents a third series of Dilemma, the panel show where she puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer by posing a series of finely-balanced dilemmas and then cross-examining them on their answers.

The show was devised by the actor and award-winning comedian Danielle Ward.

"A non-irritating, hilarious panel show" (Radio Times)

Presenter... Sue Perkins

Guest... Bridget Christie

Guest... Michael Rosen

Guest... Laura Dockrill

Guest... Adil Ray

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

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Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that tackles the big moral problems.

Sue Perkins returns with a fourth series of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel. This week, it's the turn of comedians Sarah Millican and John Robins, journalist Michael Deacon and former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis, who discuss how to deal with sexist wedding DJs, answer an audience question about coming out for a second time, and pit themselves against the moral clock in the Quickfire Round, where shades of gray are discarded in favour of immediate, black-or-white responses. Episode one of six.

Dilemma is presented by Sue Perkins, and was devised by Danielle Ward.

Presenter... Sue Perkins

Guest... Sarah Millican

Guest... Michael Deacon

Guest... Janet Ellis

Guest... John Robins

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins returns with a fourth series of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel. This week, it's the turn of comedians Sarah Millican and John Robins, journalist Michael Deacon and former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis, who discuss how to deal with sexist wedding DJs, answer an audience question about coming out for a second time, and pit themselves against the moral clock in the Quickfire Round, where shades of gray are discarded in favour of immediate, black-or-white responses.

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Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that tackles the big moral problems.

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel. This week, it's the turn of comedians Lucy Porter and Andy Zaltzman, BBC 6Music DJ Shaun Keaveny, and food writer Jack Monroe, who debate letting your children play with the offspring of racists, going on the minimum wage in exchange for other people's living standards being raised, and how to react to discovering infidelity just before you get married. Episode two of six.

Dilemma is presented by Sue Perkins, and was devised by Danielle Ward.

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel. This week, it's the turn of comedians Lucy Porter and Andy Zaltzman, BBC 6Music DJ Shaun Keaveney, and food writer Jack Monroe, who debate letting your children play with the offspring of racists, going on the minimum wage in exchange for other people's living standards being raised, and how to react to discovering infidelity just before you get married. Episode two of six.

Producer... Ed Morrish.

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Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel, finding the tipping point of their personal morality. This week, it's the turn of comedians Jo Brand and Michael Legge, musician and Radio 3 presenter Mara Carlyle, and journalist Matthew Parris. They discuss, among other things, unfortunate children's names and bad birthday presents, and help the audience with their real life dilemmas - although with "help" like this... Episode three of six.

Dilemma is presented by Sue Perkins, and was devised by Danielle Ward.

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that tackles the big moral problems.

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Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel to see the direction in their moral compasses point. This week, it's the turn of comedians Iain Stirling and Shappi Khorsandi, journalist Suzanne Moore, and writer and actor Dan Tetsell. Collectively they rate the merits of getting the money or the credit for something's success, as well as quickly resolving issues such as inheritance, racism, childhood dreams and Beyoncé. Episode four of six.

Dilemma is presented by Sue Perkins, and was devised by Danielle Ward.

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that tackles the big moral problems.

04052015050420150511 (BBC7)
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20150510 (R4)

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that tackles the big moral problems.

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel to discern their own personal codes of ethics. This week, it's the turn of comedians Nathan Caton and Celia Pacquola, historian Dan Snow, and writer and broadcaster Natalie Haynes. Up for discussion are unusual meals, lying to children, and the best way to deal with noisy, but happy, neighbours. Episode five of six.

Dilemma is presented by Sue Perkins, and was devised by Danielle Ward.

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish.

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20150519 (BBC7)

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that puts the big moral and ethical questions to a mixed panel to see if she can wreck their moral rectitude. This week, it's the turn of comedian Dave Gorman, actor and writer Jessica Hynes, poet and playwright Ian McMillan, and musician, writer and stand-up (and devisor of Dilemma) Danielle Ward. As well as each guest defending something utterly indefensible. they also face moral problems related to fasting children and West End musicals. Episode six of six.

Dilemma is presented by Sue Perkins, and was devised by Danielle Ward.

Devised by... Danielle Ward

Producer... Ed Morrish

Sue Perkins presents another edition of the show that tackles the big moral problems.