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Bill Clinton, Ozzy Osbourne and the Ancient Romans are among the subjects of this week's gossipfest. Gyles Brandreth chairs. Episode 4 of 6.

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Bill Clinton, Ozzy Osbourne and the Ancient Romans are among the subjects of this week's gossipfest. Gyles Brandreth chairs. Episode 4 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs another scandalous dollop of the gossip game, with Geoffrey Durham and Valerie Grove. From October 2004. Episode 4 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz about scandal, gossip and slander, with guests Lynne Truss and Michelle Brown. From October 2004. Episode 5 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz about scandal, gossip and slander. The panellists include Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore. Episode 1 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth introduces a panel game with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart. First broadcast in October 2003.

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Gyles Brandreth introduces the panel game which puts naughty before nice! With Anthony Holden and Lynne Truss. Episode 2 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth introduces the panel game with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart. First broadcast in Oct 2003. Episode 1 of 6.

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Gyles 'Scandalous' Brandreth chairs another clandestine session of the panel game for devotees of rumour and gossip. Episode 3 of 6.

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Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling join our teams to discuss, amongst other things, the ins and outs of the abdication crisis. Episode 5 of 6.

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Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling join our teams to discuss, amongst other things, the ins and outs of the abdication crisis. Episode 5 of 6.

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Swearing, cocaine, wine throwing and flagellation are just some of the items on the Whispers agenda this week. From Dec 2003. Episode 6 of 6.

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Swearing, cocaine, wine throwing and flagellation are just some of the items on the Whispers agenda this week. From Dec 2003. Episode 6 of 6.

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The panel game of rumour featuring Eric Clapton, Alexander Graham Bell, Rupert Murdoch and many more. From September 2004. Episode 2 of 6.

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The quiz about scandal, gossip and slander welcomes guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe. From September 2004. Episode 3 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz about scandal, gossip and slander.

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The panel game of rumour featuring Eric Clapton, Alexander Graham Bell, Rupert Murdoch.

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Quiz about scandal, gossip and slander, with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the gossip game, with Geoffrey Durham and Valerie Grove.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz, with guests Lynne Truss and Michelle Brown.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the quiz show, with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jenny Colgan and Rosie Millard. From October 2003.

Gyles Brandreth is joined by Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jenny Colgan and Rosie Millard.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the panel game with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart. First broadcast in Oct 2003. Episode 1 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz, with Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling. From November 2003.

Gyles Brandreth is joined by Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the panel game which puts naughty before nice! With Anthony Holden and Lynne Truss. Episode 2 of 6.

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Gyles 'Scandalous' Brandreth chairs another clandestine session of the panel game for devotees of rumour and gossip. Episode 3 of 6.

Gyles 'Scandalous' Brandreth chairs another clandestine session of the panel game.

Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham join Gyles Brandreth.

Gyles Brandreth's quiz about scandals, with Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham. From November 2003.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz. With Anthony Holden and Stella Duffy.

Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz. With Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jenny Colgan and Rosie Millard. From November 2003.

Bill Clinton, Ozzy Osbourne and the Ancient Romans are among the subjects of this week's gossipfest.

Gyles Brandreth chairs.

The great and the good are torn from their pedestals in this week's edition of Whispers.

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.

Bill Clinton, Ozzy Osbourne and the Ancient Romans come under the spotlight.

Bill Clinton, Ozzy Osbourne and the Ancient Romans are among the subjects of this week's gossipfest. Gyles Brandreth chairs. Episode 4 of 6.

The great and the good are torn from their pedestals in this week's edition of Whispers. Episode 4 of 6.

The great and the good are torn from their pedestals in this week's edition of Whispers. Episode 4 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth is joined by Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling.

Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz, with Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling. From November 2003.

Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling join our teams to discuss, amongst other things, the ins and outs of the abdication crisis.

Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling discuss the ins and outs of the abdication crisis.

Episode 5 of 6.

Lynne Truss And Rowan Pelling

Lynne Truss and Rowan Pelling join our teams to discuss, amongst other things, the ins and outs of the abdication crisis. Episode 5 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham.

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With Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham. From December 2003.

Gyles Brandreth's scandals quiz, with Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham. From December 2003.

Swearing, cocaine, wine throwing and flagellation are just some of the items on the Whispers agenda this week.

From Dec 2003.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip.

Regular team captains Anthony Holden and Stella Duffy are joined by Jennie Bond

Swearing, cocaine, wine throwing and flagellation are just some of the items on the agenda

Episode 6 of 6.

Swearing, cocaine, wine throwing and flagellation are just some of the items on the Whispers agenda this week. From Dec 2003. Episode 6 of 6.

Gyles Brandreth hosts Anthony Holden, Stella Duffy, Jennie Bond and Geoffrey Durham.

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A quiz show about scandal, gossip and slander, this edition includes material about Rasputin and Idi Amin.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz about scandal, gossip and slander.

The panellists include Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz about scandal, gossip and slander. The panellists include Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore.

Scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Valerie Grove, Lucy Moore and Geoffrey Durham.

Gyles Brandreth's scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Valerie Grove, Lucy Moore and Geoffrey Durham. From September 2004.

A quiz show about scandal, gossip and slander, this edition includes material about Rasputin and Idi Amin. Episode 1 of 6.

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The panel game of rumour featuring Eric Clapton, Alexander Graham Bell, Rupert Murdoch.

The panel game of rumour featuring Eric Clapton, Alexander Graham Bell, Rupert Murdoch and many more.

Guests Lynne Truss And Michele Brown.

Eric Clapton, Alexander Graham Bell, Rupert Murdoch.

All these names and more figure in this panel game of rumour.

From September 2004.

Scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Lynne Truss, Lucy Moore and Michele Brown.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Lynne Truss, Lucy Moore and Michele Brown. From September 2004.

With Anthony Holden, Lynne Truss, Lucy Moore and Michele Brown. From September 2004.

Eric Clapton, Alexander Graham Bell, Rupert Murdoch. All these names and more figure in this panel game of rumour. From 2004. Episode 2 of 6.

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Quiz about scandal, gossip and slander, with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe

The quiz about scandal, gossip and slander welcomes guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe.

Archers star Charles Collingwood and Radio 4 favourite Simon Fanshawe join Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore on Whispers today.

Neither are strangers to scandal which is just as well as Gyles Brandreth will be testing their wits (and wit) on subjects such as Lillie Langtry's lovers, John Lee Hooker's girlfriends and Edward II's enemies.

Gyles Brandreth presents the quiz show about scandal, gossip and slander with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe.

From September 2004.

Gyles Brandreth's scandals quiz, with Anthony Holden, Simon Fanshawe, Lucy Moore and Charles Collingwood. From September 2004.

Giles Brandreth's quiz about scandal, gossip and slander welcomes guests Anthony Holden, Charles Collingwood, Lucy Moore and Simon Fanshawe. From September 2004.

Archers star Charles Collingwood and Radio 4 favourite Simon Fanshawe join Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore on Whispers today. Neither are strangers to scandal which is just as well as Gyles Brandreth will be testing their wits (and wit) on subjects such as Lillie Langtry's lovers, John Lee Hooker's girlfriends and Edward II's enemies.

Gyles Brandreth presents the quiz show about scandal, gossip and slander with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe. Episode 3 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the gossip game, with Geoffrey Durham and Valerie Grove.

Gyles Brandreth chairs another scandalous dollop of the gossip game, with Geoffrey Durham and Valerie Grove.

With Valerie Grove, Geoffrey Durham, Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden.

Gyles Brandreth chairs another scandalous dollop of the gossip game, with plenty of rumour for all.

Recorded July 2004.

From October 2004.

With Anthony Holden, Valerie Grove, Lucy Moore and Geoffrey Durham. From September 2004.

Gyles Brandreth's scandals quiz, with Anthony Holden, Valerie Grove, Lucy Moore and Geoffrey Durham. From September 2004.

Scandalous quiz with Anthony Holden, Valerie Grove, Lucy Moore and Geoffrey Durham.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip, rumour and controversy. With Valerie Grove, Geoffrey Durham, Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden.

Gyles Brandreth chairs another scandalous dollop of the gossip game, with plenty of rumour for all. Recorded July 2004. Episode 4 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz, with guests Lynne Truss and Michelle Brown.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz about scandal, gossip and slander, with guests Lynne Truss and Michelle Brown.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip, rumour and controversy.

With Lynne Truss, Michele Brown, Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden.

Gyles Brandreth presents the quiz show about scandal, gossip and slander, with guests Lynne Truss and Michelle Brown.

From October 2004.

Gyles Brandreth is joined by Anthony Holden, Lynne Truss, Lucy Moore and Michelle Brown.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the scandals quiz, with Anthony Holden, Lynne Truss, Lucy Moore and Michelle Brown. From October 2004.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip, rumour and controversy. With Lynne Truss, Michele Brown, Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden.

Gyles Brandreth presents the quiz show about scandal, gossip and slander, with guests Lynne Truss and Michelle Brown. Episode 5 of 6.

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With Lucy Moore, Charles Collingwood, Anthony Holden and Simon Fanshawe. From 2004.

Gyles Brandreth's scandalous quiz with Lucy Moore, Charles Collingwood, Anthony Holden and Simon Fanshawe. From October 2004.

Lock up your daughters, Charles Collingwood (a.k.a. Brian Aldridge) is on Whispers this week. Along with Simon Fanshawe he'll be delving into the darkest recesses of the famous and infamous throughout history. Team captains Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden lead the way, guided by host Gyles Brandreth. Amongst the topics on offer this week are Fergie's knickers, Agatha Christie's car and Jerry Springer's cheque book.

Gyles Brandreth chairs the quiz show about scandal with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe. From October 2004. Episode 6 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the quiz show, with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe.

Gyles Brandreth chairs the quiz show about scandal with guests Charles Collingwood and Simon Fanshawe.

Lock up your daughters, Charles Collingwood (a.k.a.

Brian Aldridge) is on Whispers this week.

Along with Simon Fanshawe he'll be delving into the darkest recesses of the famous and infamous throughout history.

Team captains Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden lead the way, guided by host Gyles Brandreth.

Amongst the topics on offer this week are Fergie's knickers, Agatha Christie's car and Jerry Springer's cheque book.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz show about scandal with Charles Collingwood, Simon Fanshawe, Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden.

From October 2004.

With Lucy Moore, Charles Collingwood, Anthony Holden and Simon Fanshawe. From 2004.

Gyles Brandreth's scandalous quiz with Lucy Moore, Charles Collingwood, Anthony Holden and Simon Fanshawe. From October 2004.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the quiz show about scandal with Charles Collingwood, Simon Fanshawe, Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden. Episode 6 of 6.

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Gyles Brandreth's quiz with Anthony Holden, Lucy Moore, Penny Junor and Julian Fellowes.

The quiz show with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart is back.

Royal biographer Penny Junor and Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes join regular team captains Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden to run the gauntlet of gossip.

Gyles Brandreth presides over the action.

Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Lucy Moore, Penny Junor and Julian Fellowes. From October 2005.

The quiz show with scandal on its mind and slander at its heart is back. Royal biographer Penny Junor and Oscar-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes join regular team captains Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden to run the gauntlet of gossip. Gyles Brandreth presides over the action.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs with Anthony Holden, Lucy Moore, Richard Herring and Louise Doughty

Comedian Richard Herring and novelist Louise Doughty join regular team captains Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden to run the gauntlet of gossip.

Gyles Brandreth presides over the action.

Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Lucy Moore, Richard Herring and Louise Doughty. From October 2005.

Comedian Richard Herring and novelist Louise Doughty join regular team captains Lucy Moore and Anthony Holden to run the gauntlet of gossip. Gyles Brandreth presides over the action.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Lucy Moore and Dan Tetsell.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip.

Team captains Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore are joined by Dan Tetsell and John O'farrell

Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz with Anthony Holden, Lucy Moore, Dan Tetsell and John O'Farrell. From October 2005.

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Gyles Brandreth chairs with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, Penny Junor and Julian Fellowes.

Gyles Brandreth presides over the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip.

Team captains Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore are joined by Penny Junor and Julian Fellowes.

Gyles Brandreth chairs the scandals quiz with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, Penny Junor and Julian Fellowes. From October 2005.

Gyles Brandreth presides over the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip. Team captains Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore are joined by Penny Junor and Julian Fellowes.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, Richard Herring and Louise Doughty.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip.

Team captains Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore are joined by Louise Doughty and Richard Herring

Gyles Brandreth hosts the scandals quiz with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, Richard Herring and Louise Doughty. From November 2005.

Gyles Brandreth introduces the quiz show celebrating our fascination with gossip. Team captains Anthony Holden and Lucy Moore are joined by Louise Doughty and Richard Herring.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts, with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, John O'Farrell and Dan Tetsell.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the scandals quiz with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, John O'Farrell and Dan Tetsell. From November 2005.

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Gyles Brandreth hosts, with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, John O'Farrell and Dan Tetsell.

Gyles Brandreth hosts the scandals quiz with Lucy Moore, Anthony Holden, John O'Farrell and Dan Tetsell. From November 2005.