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    Oh dear, naughty BBC presenter smashed as she hosts her radio show for the last time after a liquid lunch/breakfast or whatever:

    BBC News - 'Drunk sounding' Radio Stoke host taken off the air

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    Sounded like she was having a good time.

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    Bah seen worse on XFM. The breakfast show team once got really drunk at a launch party for XFM Wales. They then set out to disrupt the launch by giving London listeners the answer to their phone-in contest and generally being quite...silly on-air. The entire team got suspended and funnily enough the event seems to have been scoured from Google (probably SEO trickery). It made for a hilarious show to listen to though.

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    Did anyone ever listen to the Ricky Gervais show on XFM with Merchant and Pilkington? They were swearing all the time which for 1pm-3 on a Saturday afternoon and never seemingly got given the wrap by OFCOM etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickjames View Post
    Did anyone ever listen to the Ricky Gervais show on XFM with Merchant and Pilkington? They were swearing all the time which for 1pm-3 on a Saturday afternoon and never seemingly got given the wrap by OFCOM etc.
    I only have the downloads, and was wondering how they got away with it. Really, no time delays/bleeps?

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    That was my thinking. I Googled ages ago and didn't find anything to suggest they didn't get away with it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickjames View Post
    Did anyone ever listen to the Ricky Gervais show on XFM with Merchant and Pilkington? They were swearing all the time which for 1pm-3 on a Saturday afternoon and never seemingly got given the wrap by OFCOM etc.
    IIRC there's no "watershed" on the radio like there is on TV. I believe BBC have a "no swearing" policy, but I've heard some pretty strong language on the comedy shows they air at like 6:30pm on Radio 4 so I don't know how closely they stick to it.

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