Recorded on Tuesday, the 30th of October 2007 at the Opera House in Manchester and first broadcast on Monday, the 3rd of December 2007. (Repeated on the 9th of December.)
Chair: Humphrey Lyttelton Pianist: Colin Sell Scorer: Samantha Producer: Jon Naismith Programme Consultant: Iain Pattinson
 

Teams:

Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden   -v-   Tim Brooke-Taylor and Jeremy Hardy

Humphrey Lyttelton "Salford was known as New Flanders because of its Flemish weavers, while Ancoats became known as Little Italy because it changed sides three times during WWII."
Round 1: Uxbridge English Dictionary
Jeremy Hardy "Mendacity : Urban renewal programme" Tim Brooke-Taylor "Minsk : A camp Russian"
Barry Cryer "Venezuala : A gondola with a harpoon" Graeme Garden "Dumbstruck : A white van"

 

Round 2: What's Your Game?
Humphrey Lyttelton "I remember Nanny repeatedly pulling my trousers down to give me a good smack on the bottom and it never did me any harm. Although it did make me late getting here this afternoon."
Jeremy Hardy Tim Brooke-Taylor French Cricket Barry Cryer Graeme Garden Lemon Squash Jeremy Hardy Tim Brooke-Taylor Table Tennis Barry Cryer Graeme Garden Moonopoly

 

Round 3: Mornington Crescent   Armitage Shanks Charity Bowl
Letters from Mrs Trellis of North Wales are a regular feature of this round Dear Lewis, So sorry you missed out on the Formula One world championship. First your old pal Morse dies, now this. Yours etc., Mrs. Trellis.

 

Round 4: Any Answers
Humphrey Lyttelton "It shouldn't be confused with the R4 phone-in programme of the same name which follows Any Questions and provides a free and open forum to air a wide range of bigotry. … Radio 4 is very much part of my daily routine. This morning I woke up, turned on the Today  programme, had a shave, listened to James Naughtie ask a question, had another shave …"

 

Round 5: Swanee-Kazoo
Jeremy Hardy Tim Brooke-Taylor Da Doo Ron Ron Barry Cryer Graeme Garden The Rain In Spain

 

Round 6: Song Book   Furniture Makers' Song Book
Jeremy Hardy "I'm Still Sanding" Barry Cryer "What Kind Of Stool Am I?" Tim Brooke-Taylor "Commode Side " Graeme Garden "Ikea Tina Turner singing River Deep, MFI "

 

Humphrey Lyttelton " … as the drunken sailor of time relieves himself into the dock of fate, and the magistrate adds an extra three months for contempt of court …"