Did anyone else hear Kirsan on Radion 4 News yesterday?

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Did anyone else hear Kirsan on Radion 4 News yesterday?

Postby Phil Neatherway » Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:57 am

Apparently he had a phone call from Gaddafi and was keen to tell the media about it. He was described as President of the Internation Chess Federation as well as his own republic. I heard the clip on the PM programme at about 5.10pm.

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Re: Did anyone else hear Kirsan on Radion 4 News yesterday?

Postby Ian Kingston » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:08 am

Phil Neatherway wrote:Apparently he had a phone call from Gaddafi and was keen to tell the media about it. He was described as President of the Internation Chess Federation as well as his own republic. I heard the clip on the PM programme at about 5.10pm.

Didn't catch it at the time, but it's on iPlayer now:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0 ... 3_08_2011/

Brief conversation starting at 8:25 into the programme. No context given as to why Gaddafi should be phoning Ilyumzhinov.

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Re: Did anyone else hear Kirsan on Radion 4 News yesterday?

Postby John Upham » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:12 am

Ian Kingston wrote:No context given as to why Gaddafi should be phoning Ilyumzhinov.


Perhaps MG was seeking an asylum and that he and KI could ride off into the sunset seeking happiness together? :lol:
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Re: Did anyone else hear Kirsan on Radion 4 News yesterday?

Postby John Upham » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:21 am

Ian Kingston wrote: No context given as to why Gaddafi should be phoning Ilyumzhinov.


An alternative explanation is that MG was a contestant on "Celebrity Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" :D
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Re: Did anyone else hear Kirsan on Radion 4 News yesterday?

Postby Ian Kingston » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:41 am

John Upham wrote:
Ian Kingston wrote: No context given as to why Gaddafi should be phoning Ilyumzhinov.


An alternative explanation is that MG was a contestant on "Celebrity Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" :D

In which case he'll need to go 50:50 now. Asking the audience might not get him the answer he wants.


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