Newsjack - Production Details

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"Topical satirical sketch show on Radio 4 Extra. The programme has an 'open door' policy allowing anyone to submit material"

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Comedy Details
Comedy Type:Radio Sketch Show
Alternate Names:7 On 7 (Working Title)
Broadcast:Thu 4th June 2009 - Thu 15th October 2015  (Radio 4 Extra / Radio 7)
Episode Count:81 (pilot + 13 series)
Production Company :British Broadcasting Corporation
Recording Locations:Episodes are normally recorded the night before broadcast. Recorded at BBC Radio Theatre, except 23rd June 2010 (Shaw Theatre); 14th September and 12th October 2011 (Comedy Cafe); 3rd October 2012, 25th September 2013, 19 March, 8th October 2014, 25th March 2015, 16th September 2015 (RADA Studios).
Laugh Track:YES, Live Audience
Regular Cast
Nish Kumar ... Host / Presenter (Series 12-13)
Romesh Ranganathan ... Host / Presenter (Series 10-11)
Justin Edwards ... Host / Presenter (Series 5-9)
Miles Jupp ... Host / Presenter (Series 1-4)
Lewis Macleod ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1-12)
Margaret Cabourn-Smith ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 3-10 & 12)
Pippa Evans ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 4-10)
Jess Robinson ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1-3)
Andi Osho ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1-3)
Philip Fox ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 1-2)
Cariad Lloyd ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 6-7 & 12)
Nadia Kamil ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 6-9)
Ellie White ... Ensemble (Various Roles) (Series 10-13)
Writing Team
Matthew Morton ... Writer (Series 1-3)
James Kettle ... Writer (Series 1-7)
Emma Payne ... Writer (Series 1-5)
Mark Spiller ... Writer (Series 1-6)
Alex Buchanan ... Writer (Series 1-11)
Andy Flood ... Writer (Series 1-9 & 11-12)
Tom Neenan ... Writer (Series 1-9)
Eddie Robson ... Writer (Series 1-7)
Kevin Core
(as Kev Core)
... Writer (Series 1-9 & 12)
Stephen Mawhinney ... Writer (Series 1 & 3 & 6-8 & 10 & 12)
Annie Burchell ... Writer (Series 1-2 & 4 & 6-9 & 11)
Rebecca Hobbs ... Writer (Series 1-2 & 4-6)
Benjamin Partridge
(as Ben Partridge)
... Writer (Series 2-8 & 10)
Adrian Fisk ... Writer (Series 2-4 & 7 & 10-11)
Jon Hunter ... Writer (Series 2-8)
Will Howells ... Writer (Series 2-7)
Richard Ward ... Writer (Series 2-4 & 6-7)
Nick Hallam ... Writer (Series 2-3 & 5-7 & 10-11)
Stephen Holford ... Writer (Series 2 & 8-12)
Jim Speirs ... Writer (Series 3 & 5-9 & 11-12)
Alex Clissold-Jones ... Writer (Series 3 & 5-7 & 9-12)
Graham Kilvington ... Writer (Series 3-8 & 10-12)
Robert AJ Newton ... Writer (Series 3 & 7-9 & 11-12)
Chris Allen ... Writer (Series 3-8 & 10)
Jamie Gladden ... Writer (Series 3-9)
Mark Cowling ... Writer (Series 4-5 & 7-8)
Matt Oakley ... Writer (Series 4-9)
Eleanor Green ... Writer (Series 4 & 7-10)
Martin Hastie ... Writer (Series 4-5 & 7-9 & 12)
David Salisbury ... Writer (Series 4 & 6-8 & 10-11)
Owen Seddon ... Writer (Series 4-5 & 7-12)
Emlyn Williams ... Writer (Series 4-5 & 7-12)
Andy Wolton ... Writer (Series 5-9)
Murray James ... Writer (Series 5-7 & 9)
Caspian James ... Writer (Series 6-12)
Gabby Hutchinson-Crouch ... Writer (Series 7-9 & 11-12)
James Bugg ... Writer (Series 7-12)
Max Davis ... Writer (Series 7-12)
Ash Williamson ... Writer (Series 7-12)
Alice Gregg ... Writer (Series 7-12)
Neil Turner ... Writer (Series 8-12)
Garry Abbot ... Writer (Series 8-12)
Grainne Maguire ... Writer (Series 9-10 & 12)
Craig Ainsley ... Writer (Series 10-12)
Joe Hampson ... Writer (Series 10-12)
Ed Amsden ... Writer (Series 11-12)
Tom Coles ... Writer (Series 11-12)
Gareth Gwynn ... Writer (Series 1-7)
Stephen Carlin ... Writer (Series 1-2)
John-Luke Roberts ... Writer (Series 1-3 & 6)
James Sherwood ... Writer (Series 1-3)
Dan Sweryt ... Writer (Series 1-7 & 10 & 12)
Jack Bernhardt ... Script Editor (Series 8-11)
Gareth Gwynn ... Script Editor (Series 2-6)
Jon Hunter ... Script Editor (Series 4-7)
Benjamin Partridge ... Script Editor (Series 7-12)
Tom Neenan ... Script Editor (Series 7-10 & 12)
Andy Wolton ... Script Editor (Series 7-9)
Dan Tetsell ... Script Editor (Series 1-3)
James Kettle ... Script Editor (Series 4-7)
Production Team
Ed Morrish ... Producer (Series 6-8)
Carl Cooper ... Producer (Series 7 & 9)
Arnab Chanda ... Producer (Series 10-11)
Charlie Perkins ... Producer (Series 10-11)
Lyndsay Fenner ... Producer (Series 5-6 & 8-9)
Matt Stronge ... Producer (Series 12)
Toby Tilling ... Producer (Series 12)
Tilusha Ghelani ... Producer (Series 1-3)
Sam Michell ... Producer (Series 1-3)
Simon Mayhew-Archer ... Producer (Series 3-5)

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