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  • 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 2

Gordon Brown becomes a teacher, the real identity of The Stig is exposed, there's classic comedy from the panel game Not So Quiet On The Western Front, and Tim Henman and Boris Becker discover they can no longer bore TV viewers with their long rainy day anecdotes.

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th June 2009
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 28th June 2009 11:00pm Radio 7
Sunday 27th December 2009 4:30pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Jess Robinson Ensemble Actor
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Andi Osho Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
James Kettle Writer
Alex Buchanan Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Dan Tetsell Script Editor
Michael Beck Writer
David Melkevik Writer
Amanda Frank Writer
Christopher Stanners Writer
Jane Perrin Writer
John Kelly Writer
Kevin Murphy Writer
Marc Paterson Writer
Mark Prebble Writer
Nick Findlay-Coulson Writer
Paul Marx Writer
Richard Gibney Writer
Robbie Dale Writer
Suk Pannu Writer
Will Tudor Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Stephen Carlin Writer
James Sherwood Writer
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer
Sam Michell Producer

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