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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 127 episodes (pilot + 21 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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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


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
    Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
    Jess Robinson Ensemble Actor
    Andi Osho Ensemble Actor
    Philip Fox Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Luke Catterson Writer
    James Kettle Writer
    Emma Payne Writer
    Darren Ross Writer
    Mark Spiller Writer
    Gareth Gwynn Writer
    James Sherwood 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 R Ward Writer
    Dan Tetsell Writer
    Stephen Carlin Writer
    Production team
    Tilusha Ghelani Producer
    Sam Michell Producer

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