Recorded on Sunday, the 23rd of November 1997 at the Almeida Theatre in Islington and first broadcast on Saturday, the 13th of December 1997. (Repeated on the 15th of December.)
Chair: Humphrey Lyttelton Pianist: Colin Sell Scorer: Sven Producer: Jon Naismith


Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden   -v-   Tim Brooke-Taylor and Sandi Toksvig

Humphrey Lyttelton "The English language doesn't have the right words to describe how we all feel at this news#"
Round 1: Unhelpful Advice   For the first time visitor to Britain


Round 2: Pick-up Song
La Bamba That's Amore My Generation I Am Sixteen Going On Seventeen


Round 3: Sound Charades
E.R. Watchdog


Round 4: Call My Bluff   Cantankerous


Round 5: Mornington Crescent   Original Modern Rules


Round 6: Swanee-Kazoo
Summer Nights Who Wants To Be A Millionaire


Round 7: Late Arrivals   The Old Testament Ball


Humphrey Lyttelton "And so, as the spectacular shag of time wheels high over the rock face of eternity, before being sucked into the Pratt & Whitney jet engine of destiny …"