The News Quiz

Currently broadcasting. Next episode is on Friday 19th February.  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 - 2016  (BBC Radio 4)
Episodes:
89 series
Starring:
Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, Sandi Toksvig, Miles Jupp
Writers:
John Lloyd
Production:
British Broadcasting Corporation

One of the first satirical panel games created, and still going strong after decades on air.

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.

The show is hosted by Miles Jupp. Previously, Sandi Toksvig was at the helm - she chaired over 220 episodes. The other hosts in the show's history are Barry Norman, Barry Took and Simon Hoggart.