The News Quiz. Sandi Toksvig. Image credit: British Broadcasting Corporation.

Next New Episode:
Thursday 17th September
@ 6:30pm on Radio 4

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The News Quiz

Returns for a new series on Thursday 17th September.  Episode Details

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humourous news stories

Genre:
Panel Show
Broadcast:
1977 - 2015  (BBC Radio 4)
Episodes:
88 series
Starring:
Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, Sandi Toksvig
Writers:
John Lloyd
Production:
British Broadcasting Corporation

One of the first satirical panel games created, and still on air today after 35 years.

The News Quiz asks a panel of comedians to talk about the big news events of the week, as well as reading some funny cuttings from the week's papers, as sent in by listeners.