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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 6

In the final episode of the series, the sketches include a look at terrorist alert levels, top slicing the licence fee, gay penguins, classic cricket commentary, and speeding nuns.

Broadcast details

Thursday 23rd July 2009
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 26th 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
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Emma Payne Writer
Mark Spiller Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Rebecca Hobbs Writer
Dan Tetsell Script Editor
Michael Beck Writer
Jane Perrin Writer
John Kelly Writer
Nick Findlay-Coulson Writer
Suk Pannu Writer
Barny Savage Writer
Griff Phillips Writer
James Brook Writer
Jenni Armstrong Writer
Jack Seale Writer
James Donohue Writer
David Sweinton Writer
Martin Dempsey Writer
Miles Jupp Writer
Oliver Bevan Writer
Will Noble Writer
James Sherwood Writer
Production team
Tilusha Ghelani Producer
Sam Michell Producer

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