Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle came to prominence when he won the Daily Telegraph’s Open Mic competition in 1996, launching his stand-up career.

On TV, he has appeared on every episode of BBC Two’s Mock the Week, and has been a familiar face on 8 Out Of 10 Cats, for which he was also a writer, They Think It’s All Over, Law of the Playground and BBC Scotland’s Live Floor Show.Other writing credits include 2DTV and 29 Minute Of Fame.

He has also been a team captain on BBC Radio Scotland’s Spin on This and Famous for 5 Minutes.

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Frankie Boyle's New World Order to return

Second series for discussion show

Frankie Boyle’s New World Order is to return for a second series.

Five new episodes are to be taped for BBC Two in May and June.

Following on from his iPlayer-only Autopsy shows, the original series of four episodes ran in June and July last year, with an end-of-year review in December.

In the first series,  Sara Pascoe and Katherine Ryan featured as weekly guests, with two other comedians, writers or journalists joining the panel each week. The show launched with an audience of 713,000 tuning in at 10pm on a Friday night.

Free audience tickets are available for the new episodes, which will be taped at London’s Hospital Club. 

Producers at Zeppotron say: ‘We are looking for groups of politically aware individuals who enjoy Frankie Boyle’s brilliant stand-up as well as humorous discussion and debate analysing the week’s news.’

Apply for tickets here.

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Published: 10 Apr 2018

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