The News At Bedtime - Production Details

The News At Bedtime. Image shows from L to R: John Tweedledum (Jack Dee), Jim Tweedledee (Peter Capaldi). Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

"Radio comedy from the writers of Private Eye. Stars Jack Dee and Peter Capaldi as two news readers in a fairytale land"

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Comedy Details
Comedy Type:Radio Satire
Alternate Names:News at Bedtime
Broadcast:Thu 24th December 2009 - Fri 31st December 2010  (Radio 4)
Episode Count:8 (1 series)
Production Company :British Broadcasting Corporation
Recording Locations:Recorded at the BBC's Maida Vale Studios in Maida Vale, London.
Soundtrack:Theme tune is a remix of the BBC News theme playing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star".
Laugh Track:NO, Laugh Track Free
Regular Cast
Jack Dee ... John Tweedledum
Peter Capaldi ... Jim Tweedledee
Lucy Montgomery ... Ensemble (Various Roles)
Vicki Pepperdine ... Ensemble (Various Roles)
Dan Tetsell ... Ensemble (Various Roles)
Lewis Macleod ... Ensemble (Various Roles)
Writing Team
Ian Hislop ... Writer
Nick Newman ... Writer
Production Team
Simon Nicholls ... Producer

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