British Comedy Guide

Newsjack. Nish Kumar. Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 Extra sketch show. 87 episodes (pilot + 14 series), 2009 - 2016. Stars Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan, Justin Edwards, Miles Jupp, Lewis Macleod, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Pippa Evans and others.

Another series is in development.

Production Details

Production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

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).

Latest series: Wednesdays from 10th February to 16th March 2016 at BBC Radio Theatre. Free tickets

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 4th June 2009 on BBC Radio 7 at 11pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 17th March 2016 on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 10:30pm
Last repeat
Sunday 20th Mar 2016 at 11pm

Website links


Newsjack. Copyright: BBC.

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