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The Blame Game

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8 Ratings
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Great show!!

By CharlesVashon - Apr 06 2019
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Brilliant host, awesome panelists and the best break from the news! Thanks BBC!!

Love it

By pmcgibb - Oct 22 2016
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Come back soon, living in the US and this is the quality comedy I left at home

iTunes Ratings

8 Ratings
Average Ratings
7
1
0
0
0

Great show!!

By CharlesVashon - Apr 06 2019
Read more
Brilliant host, awesome panelists and the best break from the news! Thanks BBC!!

Love it

By pmcgibb - Oct 22 2016
Read more
Come back soon, living in the US and this is the quality comedy I left at home

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

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The Blame Game

Latest release on Dec 26, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: 20/05/2017

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Comedians Tim McGarry, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and Colin Murphy find the funny side of what has been making the news headlines over the past seven days in Northern Ireland and further afield. This week they are joined by English stand-up comedian and television personality Stephen K Amos, who will join the regular panellists in poking fun and lampooning the good, the bad and the downright silly making the news this week.

May 20 2017

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Rank #2: Best Bits

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In this compilation from the recent series Dara O' Briain, Deirdre O' Kane and other guests feature alongside regular jokesters Tim Mc Garry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere as we revisit a selection of great comedy moments from the comedy.

Dec 23 2017

29mins

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Rank #3: Episode 7

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In this satirical round up of all that the comedians felt was to blame for events in Northern Ireland and further afield, comedian Tim McGarry introduces this end of series highlights edition of the award winning comedy. First broadcast in April-May 2019 extracts include regular panellists Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere and Jake O’ Kane as well as funny contributions from the various guests who appeared across the series.

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Oct 26 2019

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Rank #4: Episode 3

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The news-based comedy show which says the things other shows can't or won't say! Joining regular jokesters Jake O' Kane, Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere and Tim Mc Garry is the delightfully funny Tiff Stevenson. Will anyone be safe as they wag the finger of blame?

May 12 2018

29mins

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Rank #5: Episode 4

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4/9
A week is a long time in comedy. From the city of Derry-Londonderry, American comedian Des Bishop joins regular jokesters Neil Delamere, Jake O’ Kane, Colin Murphy and Tim McGarry to poke fun at the people and events which have been making the news at home and across the planet over the past week.

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Nov 23 2019

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Rank #6: Episode 6

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6/7

Comedy from The Theatre at the Mill, Newtownabbey this week as the comedy goes on the road. Special guest comedian Gary Delaney joins host Tim McGarry and regular panellists Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere as they take a comedy swipe at the people and events who are making the news in Northern Ireland and further afield.

May 11 2019

29mins

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Rank #7: 21/05/2016

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The final edition of the series includes Deirdre O' Kane casting her witty comedy take on the week's news along with Tim Mc Garry, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and Neil Delamere.

May 21 2016

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Rank #8: Episode 7

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Lurgan comedian Mickey Bartlett joins Neil Delamere, Colin Murphy, Jake O’Kane and Tim McGarry to have a laugh with the weeks news and current affairs. Aside from the small matter of how long Theresa May can survive, we hear why Solitude is an apt name for Cliftonville FC’s ground, what constitutes a 30-piece Ulster Fry and why one might be tempted to eat a potato back to front.

Dec 19 2018

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Rank #9: Episode 6

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Along with the usual caustic review of the people and events which are making the weeks news, guest host Gerry Kelly chairs the discussion when Colin Murphy, Jake O’Kane and Neil Delamere are joined by Joanne McNally to wag the finger of blame as the festive season kicks in.

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Dec 07 2019

28mins

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Rank #10: Episode 4

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New Yorker Desiree Burch joins Colin Murphy, Neil Delamere, Jake O' Kane and Tim McGarry on the comedy panel this week. Will anything or anyone be sacred in this Easter week?

Our panel share jokes and tales of how things work on both sides of the Atlantic when it comes to life, love, elections and Easter celebrations.

Apr 27 2019

29mins

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Rank #11: 10/12/2016

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Comedians Tim McGarry, Jake O' Kane, Neil Delamere and Colin Murphy find the funny side of
what and who is making the news headlines over the past seven days.

Series Producer: Jackie Hamilton
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Dec 10 2016

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Rank #12: 16/12/2017

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This week Scottish funny woman Susie McCabe joins Tim, Colin, Jake and Neil to poke fun at the festive season. Will Father Christmas escape their wit?

Dec 16 2017

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Rank #13: Episode 5

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This week the comedy comes from the Riverside Theatre, Coleraine, with special guest Martin Mor. Martin comes from Coleraine and was once a circus juggler... just what is required to handle The Blame Game.

May 26 2018

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Rank #14: Episode 5

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5/9
Funny, feisty, feminist Cally Beaton joins the comedy line up along with Neil Delamere, Jake O’Kane, Colin Murphy and host Tim McGarry as they poke fun at the people and events which have been making the news in Northern Ireland and further afield this week.

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Nov 30 2019

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Rank #15: Episode 1

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First in the new series featuring regular panellists Neil Delamere, Colin Murphy, Jake O' Kane and host Tim McGarry. Rising comedy star Lauren Pattison joins the boys as they turn their wit on everything and everybody who has been making the news in Northern Ireland and further afield. Brexit, the border... the price of eggs! Nothing is sacred when it comes to legitimate targets for these jokesters.

Apr 06 2019

29mins

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Rank #16: Review of the Year

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How many times can you repeat the word 'bum' in one show? Answer: as often as is necessary when dealing with the multimillion dollar asset that is Kim Kardashian's best feature. Our panel also reflect on the mental stress caused by repeated exposure to renditions of the song 'Wagon Wheel', and mourn the departure from their screens of UTV's in-vision television presenter, Julian Simmons. Jake O'Kane recalls the man he met at the top of Napoleon's Nose on the Cave Hill, and Colin Murphy outlines the dangers that await an unsuspecting male should he be lured into a ladies' lingerie shop.

Dec 24 2016

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Rank #17: Episode 7

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7/9

Along with the usual caustic review of the people and events which are making the weeks news, Colin Murphy, Jake O’Kane and Neil Delamere are joined by Miles Jupp and guest host Holly Hamilton to wag the finger of blame as the hangover season kicks in. What will they make of the recent election fever.

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Dec 14 2019

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Rank #18: Episode 7

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In the last of the present series comedian Russell Kane joins Tim, Colin, Jake and Neil to cast their comedy eyes over the weeks news and how hot and heated the summer might be.

Jun 09 2018

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Rank #19: 03/06/2017

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Comedy superstar John Bishop makes a welcome return to the Blame Game in the last in the present series. As well as poking fun at the week's news John joins Neil, Colin, Jake and Tim to ponder how hot the summer is going to be in Northern Ireland.

Jun 03 2017

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Rank #20: 09/12/2017

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Tonight Tania Edwards joins Colin, Tim, Jake and Neil to see the funnier side of the Brexit negotiations, parking fines in Derry and Strabane and life as a millennial.

Dec 09 2017

29mins

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