Newsjack. Copyright: BBC


  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra / BBC Radio 7
  • 2009 - 2021
  • 143 episodes (24 series)

Topical satirical sketch show on Radio 4 Extra. The programme had an 'open door' policy allowing anyone to submit material. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan, Justin Edwards and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

In this episode Miles Jupp calls the lawyers to find out what Nick Griffin BNP jokes Newsjack is allowed to broadcast; poet Carol Ann Duffy gets a threatening call from The Queen; there is an appeal to kill all the fishes; and a report on Robert Peston, who is currently pestering highstreet bank customers.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th June 2009
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 21st June 2009 11:00pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Jess Robinson Ensemble Actor
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Andi Osho Ensemble Actor
Philip Fox Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Luke Catterson Writer
James Kettle Writer
Emma Payne Writer
Darren Ross Writer
Mark Spiller Writer
Dan Tetsell Script Editor
Doug Ashington Writer
Michael Beck Writer
Sara Bodinar Writer
Mark Cantan Writer
Chris Cox Writer
John Duff Writer
Stuart Durbin Writer
Nadia Kamil Writer
David Melkevik Writer
Patrick Perring Writer
Adil Ray Writer
Adam Reeve Writer
John Sandy Writer
Matthew Stott Writer
Simon Ward (as Simon R Ward) Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Stephen Carlin Writer
James Sherwood Writer
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer
Sam Michell Producer

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