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 5

Rupert Murdoch bugs the Newsjack studio. Plus, Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth is caught shopping for new army gear in Pound World; British Airways pilots say their pay cuts won't affect service; and the show dips into the archives to bring us moon-based comedy film Carry On Floating.

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th July 2009
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 19th July 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
Matthew Morton Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
James Kettle Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Rebecca Hobbs Writer
Dan Tetsell Script Editor
Chris Cox Writer
Suk Pannu Writer
Barny Savage Writer
Robin Bailes Writer
Jenni Armstrong Writer
Daragh McEnerney Writer
Jack Seale Writer
James Donohue Writer
Parminder Sidhu Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer
Stephen Carlin Writer
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer
Sam Michell Producer

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