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Episode 1

Dilemma, Series 1 Episode 1 of 6

Sue Perkins puts four guests through the moral and ethical wringer in this show that looks at the choices we are bombarded by in Britain today, as well as some more theoretical problems. Salad or chips? Do you buy local produce or from co-ops in Africa? Would you rather live in perfect happiness for ten years or general contentment for thirty? This is a panel show in which there are no "right" answers - but there are some deeply damning ones.

From everyday and even surreal either/or situations, to classic philosophical quandaries, Dilemma is a format to get witty, intelligent comic voices sparking off one another. The edition features comedians Dave Gorman and Richard Herring, actress and writer Rebecca Front, and journalist Dominic Lawson. They discuss such quandaries as "Would you provide an alibi to someone you hate?" and "Would you confront an elderly relative about casual racism at a family gathering?", and they debate the relative merits of Silvio Berlusconi, Vlad the Impaler, L. Ron Hubbard and Amanda Holden. The show was devised by award-winning stand-up and writer Danielle Ward (The News Quiz, Newswipe, Mock The Week).

Producer: Ed Morrish.

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30 minutes

Last on

Thu 21 Aug 2014 01:00

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