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The Bugle

It's the trans-global satiricast that leaves no hot potato unbuttered. Andy Zaltzman breaks down the news with comedians from across the world including Alice Fraser, Hari Kondabolu, Chris Addison, John Oliver, Nish Kumar, Tiff Stevenson and Helen Zaltzman. Hear our new shows, Catharsis (with Tiff Stevenson): http://pod.link/tiny and Top Storiest: pod.link/TopStoriesFollow us on YouTube. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Tracks

15 Years of Puns!
PUNS PUNS PUNS! Andy's biggest pun run ever! Plus, terrible UK politicians, and World Cup nostalgiaThis is the show notes. Why not listen to our new show, celebrating 15 years of Top Stories: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/topstoriesFeaturing:Andy ZaltzmanNish KumarHari KondaboluJohn OliverNato GreenAnuvab PalAlice FraserChris AddisonProduced by Chris Skinner, Laura Turner and Ped Hunter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
35:58 19/11/22
Marion Cotillard's Bugle
The US midterms and Elon Musk draw Andy, Nish and Hari's attention. Plus special mentions for Kurt Vonnegut and Marion Cotillard.Why not listen to our new show, celebrating 15 years of Top Stories: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/topstoriesFeaturing:Andy ZaltzmanNish KumarHari KondaboluProduced by Chris Skinner, Laura Turner and Ped Hunter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
44:03 11/11/22
Nora Barnacle's Lost Letters
Andy is with Alice Fraser and Chris Addison for the last of our birthday shows, with a focus on hot news in Ireland, and of course this includes Irish dancing and bad priests. Also Twitter news, the latest controversies from the art world, and a Hottie From HistoryWhy not listen to our new show, celebrating 15 years of Top Stories: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/topstoriesFeaturing:Andy ZaltzmanAlice FraserChris AddisonProduced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45:27 06/11/22
The Sistine Chapel: The Original PornHub
Andy is with an all-star line up of Buglers to look at the week in news, including Papal porn warnings, reactions to Rishi and chaos in Brazil, Israel and China.Why not listen to our new show, celebrating 15 years of Top Stories: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/topstoriesThis episode was produced by Chris Skinner.Featuring:Andy ZaltzmanAlice FraserHelen ZaltzmanNato GreenNeil DelamereNish Kumar Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45:11 01/11/22
Boris Breaks The News Cycle (4244)
Andy is with Alice Fraser, Ria Lina and Tiff Stevenson to look at the lightning fast political news in the UK (yes we recorded somewhere between Boris entering and pulling out) plus, New York rats and Hotties from History returns.Why not listen to our new show, celebrating 15 years of Top Stories: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/topstoriesThis episode was produced by Chris Skinner. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
43:46 24/10/22
The Rodents Are All Dead (4243)
Andy is with Anuvab Pal, Felicity Ward and Nato Green to look at Trussonomics, controversial Bollywood movies and Nancy Pelosi's emergency snack habit, plus it's our birthday!Why not listen to our new show, celebrating 15 years of Top Stories: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/topstoriesThis episode was produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
42:43 17/10/22
Happy Bugling Birthday! With John Oliver
A treat for you all, John returns to the show to discuss 15 years of Bugling, and take your questions. Listen to classic Bugle's on our new show Top Stories: pod.link/TopStoriesThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanJohn OliverAnd produced by Chris Skinner and Ped Hunter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
34:50 14/10/22
15 Years, What Just Happened? With Marina Hyde
Satirist Marina Hyde joins Andy to discuss 15 years of The Bugle, the state of satire today and, of course sport. If you enjoy this, buy Marina's book: What Just Happened?Subscribe to Top Stories, our daily show celebrating 15 years of The Bugle: https://pod.link/TopStories Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37:55 11/10/22
Excuse Me While I F**k The Sky (4242)
Nish Kumar and Hari Kondabolu join Andy Zaltzman for a riotous Bugle that makes Nish laugh so hard he, er, farts, while Hari reveals a huge confession.We take a tour of democracy around the world, taking in Italy, Brazil and Russia, before tucking into some UK politics and the Chancellor's kami-Kwasi mini-Budget.Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanHari KondaboluNish KumarAnd produced by Chris Skinner and Ped Hunter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
47:09 04/10/22
Lock Up Your Sons! (4241)
Well you can't spell Ukraine without N, U, K and E, so we have a look at the latest actions from the descendent of Ras Putin. Also, Britain tanks it's economy, Italy tries out Fascism and NASA fire a rocket at a rock.Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanAditi MittalChris AddisonAnd produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39:40 28/09/22
Mourning Has Broken (4240)
Andy is with Tiff and Anuvab to look back at a momentous moment in blah blah blah, platitude, honour, homage, anecdote, respect. Goodbye to the Q-Unit, we'll miss you. Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanTiff StevensonAnuvab PalAnd produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
44:51 20/09/22
Who? Liz Truss!?
Who is Liz Truss and when will that change? Also, what next for Boris Johnson, what can you do with a gun in Times Square and what is Serena going to evolve into?Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanJosh GondelmanNish KumarAnd produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
43:50 06/09/22
Civil War 2: Electric Boogaloo
The Bugle returns after a short hiatus as Andy, Alice Fraser and Nato Green discuss the forthcoming US civil war, lesbian dance theory, Liz Truss PM, and Mikhail Gorbachev.Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanAlice FraserNato GreenAnd produced by Ped Hunter and Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
42:43 02/09/22
The Best Of The Bin: Part 1
Andy introduces your picks for the best of In The Bin, including from the first ever episode (it evolved quite strongly from there. Including bin bound contributions from episodes 1, 4035, 4080, 4049, 167, 4202 and 37.We're back with a new show next week. Please do come and see The Bugle live this autumn - with new dates set to be added! https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/live Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16:01 24/08/22
Smurfs, Kashmir and other August classics
Andy introduces some classic Bugle moments from the month of August. It turns out that Vladimir Putin has quite the history, plus, Smurfs, Nude With Nish, and Austerity!Please do come and see The Bugle live this autumn - with new dates set to be added! https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/live Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
37:29 16/08/22
Time to Gargle
Andy introduces an episode of The Gargle, a fine show from The Bugle team, subscribe to it here: https://pod.link/Gargle. In this episode Tiff Stevenson and James Colley join host Alice Fraser for the weekly topical comedy podcast - with no politics!Please do come and see The Bugle live this autumn: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/live Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
29:54 09/08/22
LIVE, AND ALIVE!
As we prepare for our 15th birthday tour Andy introduces some live highlights from previous shows...4079, Live from End of The Road, with Alice Fraser and Chris Skinner4083, Live from The Sugar Club, with Alice Fraser and David O'Doherty (and Chris's daughter's passport)4204, Live from Underbelly, after a long lockdown, with Alice Fraser and Chris AddisonWe run no ads, donate and keep us alive via our website, buy tickets or merch. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
32:14 02/08/22
Checkmate
Andy is with Alice Fraser and Aditi Mittal to unpack everything behind the unbearable heat, superhuman chess and who's the new kid inside number 10.Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanAlice FraserAditi MittalAnd produced by Ross Ramsey-Golding Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
40:46 24/07/22
The World’s Most Charming Coup
Andy is with Chris Addison and Nish Kumar to look at three major stories - chaos in Sri Lanka, Britain's next Prime Minister, and the best gambling story of the year.Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanChris AddisonNish KumarAnd produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
46:19 15/07/22
Does Boris think he's Scarface?
Andy, Alice and Mark go all in on the one story to dominate the UK this week, the (sort of) end of Boris Johnson's premiership (if they can ever get his new furniture out).Our 15th Birthday Special Tour is coming to the UK and Ireland this year: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/liveThere's no ads in this show, thanks to you! Cast some cents and pennies our way: https://www.thebuglepodcast.com/donateThis episode was written and presented byAndy ZaltzmanAlice FraserMark SteelAnd produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
41:19 08/07/22
Some very important Bugle news
Buglers, here is an announcement. We look forward to seeing you soon. Info and details: https://www.thebuglepodcast.comThis episode was produced and presented by Chris Skinner. Sorry, not sorry. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
03:30 01/07/22
Nazi Game Shows
Andy is with Nish Kumar and Neil Delamere to look at elections across the world, strikes and Russia's worst spy.We run no advertising, you keep us going!Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanNish KumarNeil DelamereAnd produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
39:58 24/06/22
Nationalise Human Trafficking
Andy is with Josh Gondelman and Ria Lina to focus on the latest nonsense from lawmakers in the USA and UK. Plus Northern Ireland, Monkey Pox and Elephants.OH - AND WE HAVE A PADDINGTON BEAR EXCLUSIVE!We run no advertising, you keep us going!Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanRia LinaJosh GondelmanAnd produced by Chris Skinner Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
42:37 17/06/22
Arm all the drag queens (4232)
Hari Kondabolu and Nato Green team up on The Bugle for the first time ever, as they and Andy go to town on US gun laws following more mass shootings in the country. Meanwhile in the UK, Boris Johnson survives a vote of no confidence and Q-Unit gives the nation a truly jubilicious four day weekend.We run no advertising, you keep us going!Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanNato GreenHari KondaboluAnd produced by Chris Skinner and Ped Hunter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
46:18 09/06/22
Q Unit Goes Platinum (4231)
Andy is joined by Alice Fraser and Anuvab Pal to look at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee, mangoes, and some below par politicians.We run no advertising, you keep us going!Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanAlice FraserAnuvab PalAnd produced by Chris Skinner. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45:38 31/05/22
SCOMO versus ALBO
Andy is with Tom Ballard and Nish Kumar to enjoy Aussie elections, the latest on NATO, Wagatha Christie and Ireland's soft/hard border.You can now join The Bugle Wall of Fame...Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanNish KumarTom BallardAnd produced by Chris Skinner, support his stupid ride here: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/somethinelse Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
45:45 17/05/22
Viruses are Marvel (4229)
Andy is with Alice Fraser and Ria Lina to look on in horror at Republican womb botherers, more political parties, and the Vatican's attempt to be fungible.Be the best Bugler...Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanAlice FraserRia LinaAnd produced by Chris Skinner. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
44:59 11/05/22
The Class Dominator (4228)
Andy is with Nato Green and Helen Zaltzman to talk prostate exams, sex crazed politicians in the US and UK and Slovenia, where there's some mildly good news.FIGHT THE POWER, VOTE BUGLE...Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanHelen ZaltzmanNato GreenAnd produced by Chris Skinner. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
47:16 04/05/22
Le Big Chopper (4227)
Andy is with Tiff Stevenson and Neil Delamere to look at the French Presidential election, the latest from Wimbledon's war on Russia and the biggest story in Ireland this year. Plus, support for Boris Johnson from a new contributor.This Bugle is nice, really nice...Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanTiff StevensonNeil DelamereAnd produced by Chris Skinner. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
47:00 26/04/22
Everything I Do, I Do It For You (4226)
Andy, Nish and Alice try to understand how Vladimir Putin's mind works, why sending asylum seekers to Rwanda is a good idea, and evaluate just how much we should trust Boris Johnson.This Bugle is pretty sweary...Support us via our website with a regular or one off donationBuy a loved one Bugle Merch Follow us on YouTube or Insta and see parts of this show with actual video.The Bugle is hosted this week by:Andy ZaltzmanAlice FraserNish KumarAnd produced by Chris Skinner. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
46:58 20/04/22