The Bugle

by The Bugle & Radiotopia

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 Wyatt Cenac, Hari Kondabolu, John Oliver, Nish Kumar, Anuvab Pal and his sister Helen.


Latest Episodes

Sex and Insects news – Bugle 4097

Andy and Alice are joined by Bugle debutant Desiree Burch to discuss the biggest issues this week - including insects, 'blackface' sweaters and sex. Loads of sex. Plus, what happens when you put a cow on a plane?

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Posted on 16 February 2019 | 8:24 am

The Bin King – Bugle 4096

Andy, Alice and Hari look at the State of the Union, and what a state it is. Plus, is a place in hell actually a privilege for a Brexiteer and Sweden has a new monarch. Also, emoji news and the latest on Producer Chris's broken arse.

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Posted on 9 February 2019 | 10:02 am

Why the dolphins keep leaping – Bugle 4095

Andy and Alice turn their attentions to homelessness, the polar vortex and plastics. Plus animal news.

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Posted on 1 February 2019 | 8:20 pm

Bugle 4094 – Weekend at Bernie’s

Andy is joined this week by Nish Kumar and Alice Fraser. Brexit continues to be a great source of fulfilment and happiness, we enjoy exposure to toxic masculinity and celebrate the redundancy (literally) of Robotic servants. @Hellobuglers @Alliterative @MrNishKumar @Wahwah_UK

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Posted on 19 January 2019 | 5:47 pm

Wall Nuts – Bugle 4093

Andy and Anuvab Pal discuss Trump's 'wall', Theresa May's 'deal' and the true heritage of James Bond. Plus, some old smoking adverts make it In The Bin. And - Producer Chris news.

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Posted on 12 January 2019 | 9:06 am

Ferry bad start to the year – Bugle 4092

Britain plans to save itself post-Brexit with imaginary ferries. Plus it's been an exciting start to the year including North Korean defections and vegan sausage rolls breaking the internet. Plus, a new Bugle fitness regime, including the return of Swearobics!

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Posted on 4 January 2019 | 7:24 pm

2018, Part Two: Trump, *truth* and Theresa

Andy Zaltzman introduces six more huge stories from the year, including Trump and the truth, David O'Doherty's guide to Anglo Irish relations and a Mark Wahlberg inspired look at the day of a regular Bugle host. Featuring Andy Zaltzman, Nish Kumar, Alice Fraser, Anuvab Pal, Matt Forde, Tiffany Stevenson, David O'Doherty, Felicity Ward and Alex Edelman. Produced by Chris Skinner. Part one is already in your podfeed

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Posted on 29 December 2018 | 5:41 pm

2018, Part One: Kangaroos, Kim & corruption

What a year! Yes there's Trump and Brexit, but also sexy Kangaroos, exam cheats in India and Kim Jong Un. Includes great live moments and a guest appearance from RoboTrump.

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Posted on 23 December 2018 | 2:20 pm

Brexray Specs – Bugle 4091

Andy corrals together Nish Kumar, Tiff Stevenson and Matt Forde to look at a baffling week in a baffling year in a baffling decade for UK politics.

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Posted on 14 December 2018 | 7:00 pm