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 3

Newsjack tries to avoid talking about Michael Jackson and the BBC Expenses Scandal. Instead, this week's episode features sketches about the heatwave, Richard Dawkins' atheist camp and many other topics.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd July 2009
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 5th July 2009 11:00pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Andi Osho Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Annabelle Dowler Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Luke Catterson Writer
James Kettle Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Dan Tetsell Script Editor
Carrie Quinlan Writer
Danielle Ward Writer
Michael Beck Writer
Adam Reeve Writer
Jane Perrin Writer
Mark Prebble Writer
Nick Findlay-Coulson Writer
Paul Marx Writer
Alfred Williams Writer
Barny Savage Writer
Damian Nicolaou Writer
Griff Phillips Writer
Jack Till Writer
Joe Reaney (as Joseph Reaney) Writer
Mark Reynolds Writer
Robin Bailes Writer
Stuart Cooper Writer
Tom Day Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer
Sam Michell Producer

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