December 2010 Radio Advent Blog 10

Some links to radio bloopers, ancient and modern, as published in The Media Guardian on 7th December 2010:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/organgrinder/2010/dec/06/james-naughtie-jeremy-hunt-radio-4

including the on-air laughter of  disbelief at some of the corrupt expense claims that British MPs were making in 2009:

"Not only did revelations about MPs' inflated expenses claims become one of the biggest stories of the year, it also – unintentionally – provided one of the most memorable radio moments of 2009 as Davis suffered a fit of the giggles over Sir Peter Viggers's £1,645 duck house. "Evan, just shush... it's serious stuff," admonishes co-presenter Sarah Montague – also suppressing giggles."

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