No I am not a troll – this post was not an allegory for the forum. I will not post where this session is as that will possibly spark the confrontation/nastiness I have sought to avoid by asking you people for your thoughts whilst naming no names.
Yes, the taking in turns would solve the problem, however, the 'pitch and throw' format was there precisely because we wanted it to be more inclusive of everyone rather than it look as if it was run by the chosen few.
Rick, I think you are right and that is probably what I already knew but was hoping there was another solution.
Thanks everyone for your help.