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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... more

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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.... more

19 Nov 2022 · 35 minutes
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... more

11 Nov 2022 · 44 minutes
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... more

06 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
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,... more

01 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
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... more

24 Oct 2022 · 43 minutes
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... more

17 Oct 2022 · 42 minutes
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.... more

14 Oct 2022 · 34 minutes
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... more

11 Oct 2022 · 37 minutes
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,... more

04 Oct 2022 · 47 minutes
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... more

28 Sep 2022 · 39 minutes
Mourning Has Broken (4240)

Andy is with Tiff and Anuvab to look back at a momentous moment in blah blah blah, platitude, honour, homage,... more

20 Sep 2022 · 44 minutes
Who? Liz Truss!?

Who is Liz Truss and when will that change? Also, what next for Boris Johnson, what can you do with... more

06 Sep 2022 · 43 minutes
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,... more

02 Sep 2022 · 42 minutes
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... more

24 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
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... more

16 Aug 2022 · 37 minutes
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... more

09 Aug 2022 · 29 minutes

As we prepare for our 15th birthday tour Andy introduces some live highlights from previous shows...4079, Live from End of... more

02 Aug 2022 · 32 minutes

Andy is with Alice Fraser and Aditi Mittal to unpack everything behind the unbearable heat, superhuman chess and who's the... more

24 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
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... more

15 Jul 2022 · 46 minutes
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)... more

08 Jul 2022 · 41 minutes
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... more

01 Jul 2022 · 3 minutes
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... more

24 Jun 2022 · 39 minutes
Nationalise Human Trafficking

Andy is with Josh Gondelman and Ria Lina to focus on the latest nonsense from lawmakers in the USA and... more

17 Jun 2022 · 42 minutes
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... more

09 Jun 2022 · 46 minutes
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... more

31 May 2022 · 45 minutes

Andy is with Tom Ballard and Nish Kumar to enjoy Aussie elections, the latest on NATO, Wagatha Christie and Ireland's... more

17 May 2022 · 45 minutes
Viruses are Marvel (4229)

Andy is with Alice Fraser and Ria Lina to look on in horror at Republican womb botherers, more political parties,... more

11 May 2022 · 44 minutes
The Class Dominator (4228)

Andy is with Nato Green and Helen Zaltzman to talk prostate exams, sex crazed politicians in the US and UK... more

04 May 2022 · 47 minutes
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... more

26 Apr 2022 · 47 minutes
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... more

20 Apr 2022 · 46 minutes
Bugle Bingo (4225b)

Join us on a journey through time as we revisit some all-time classic Bugles from Aprils down the years, including... more

15 Apr 2022 · 31 minutes
Colonies update (4225a)

Andy is on his holidays/vacation so do enjoy some bonus extra Bugle taken from a recent recording with Anuvab and... more

08 Apr 2022 · 27 minutes
The Kremlin Gremlin (4225)

Andy is with Alice Fraser and Anuvab Pal as they discuss Joe Biden treating Vladimir Putin like a teenage boy... more

30 Mar 2022 · 47 minutes
Zelensky's Tight 16 (4224)

Andy is with Mark Steel and Hari Kondabolu to reflect on Volodymyr Zelensky's plea to US Congress, plus time and... more

19 Mar 2022 · 47 minutes
Arm in Armageddon (4223)

Andy is with Nish Kumar and Josh Gondelman to look at the global response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Plus... more

08 Mar 2022 · 45 minutes
Giant Asteroid, War and Dragons (4222)

Andy is with Alice Fraser and Anuvab Pal to deliberatly not do Ukraine as the top story (don't worry doom... more

01 Mar 2022 · 43 minutes
The Russian Doll (4221)

Andy is with Neil Delamere and Nato Green as awful news from Ukraine unfolds. Also, who is *the* Russian Doll,... more

22 Feb 2022 · 45 minutes
You're Putin Me Off (4220)

Andy is with Nish Kumar and Lloyd Langford to talk all things spicy, tactical and toxic. Ukraine, WW3 and herbicidal... more

16 Feb 2022 · 39 minutes
Biden His Time (4219)

Andy is with Hari Kondabolu and Helen Zaltzman to look up and down at the last year in the USA.... more

09 Feb 2022 · 40 minutes
Ethics, Olympics and Bombogenesis (4218)

Andy is with Alice Fraser and Tiff Stevenson. What's the bombogenesis? Is the Winter Olympics a good thing and OMFG... more

02 Feb 2022 · 46 minutes
Ukraine Crumbles, UK cakes (4217)

Andy is with Nish Kumar and Anuvab Pal to discuss where Kiev is safer than Los Angeles, why Britain's Prime... more

26 Jan 2022 · 46 minutes
Bonus Bugle - Denmark, Nobel and Oysters

Andy introduces some previously unheard clips covering recent news stories, including: Denmark versus Climate Crisis, corrupt British politicians, Nobel Prize... more

19 Jan 2022 · 25 minutes
Animals, Bananas and The Pope (4216)

Andy is with Alice Fraser and James Colley (debut) to look at 2022 so far - including multiple animal stories,... more

11 Jan 2022 · 46 minutes
Platypus on the Menu! (4215)

Andy is with Tom Ballard, Lloyd Langford (debut) and a room full of excited Buglers to discuss a major new... more

24 Dec 2021 · 46 minutes
The Bugle Review of 2021

A year we'll never forget! Sure, there's been a global plague but lets not forget the other highlights - the... more

19 Dec 2021 · 47 minutes
Mad Max and Anti Vax (4214)

Nish Kumar and Alice Fraser join Andy Zaltzman to discuss Britain growing increasingly cynical about the Mad Max chaos being... more

06 Dec 2021 · 47 minutes
Little Pink Things (4213)

Brand-new parent Alice Fraser welcomes Andy into her family flat in Sydney, Australia to discuss babies, lockdown protest nutters, a... more

27 Nov 2021 · 41 minutes
Cox and Butts and old Bread Rolls (4212)

Nish Kumar and Nato Green join Andy for a special edition of the show, focused on COP, corruption, sharks and,... more

15 Nov 2021 · 51 minutes
Vice Signalling (4211)

Andy is with Stewart Lee (debut) and Felicity Ward to look at Cop 26, government sleaze, teenage boys and Squid... more

06 Nov 2021 · 51 minutes
Egyptian Robot Artists (4210)

First time Bugler Alison Spittle and Nish Kumar join host Andy Zaltzman to talk all things from Egyptian robots to... more

26 Oct 2021 · 35 minutes
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Nish Kumar and Alice Fraser join Andy Zaltzman to discuss Britain growing increasingly cynical about the Mad Max chaos being unleashed by... more