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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.

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Series 10, Episode 1

Romesh Ranganathan hosts his first episode, as the topics include the debate over Scottish Independence, the results of the Oscars, and the troubles in Ukraine.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th March 2014
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 9th March 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Morgana Robinson Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Adrian Fisk Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
James Bugg Writer
Edward DeCesare Writer
Max Davis Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
Craig Ainsley Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Benjamin Partridge Script Editor
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Rob Falconer Writer
Matthew Fishwick (as Matt Fishwick) Writer
Mike Yeoman Writer
Martin Smith Writer
Danny Garlick Writer
Josh Cummings Writer
Andrew Stephenson Writer
Adam Hess Writer
Andrew Lugton Writer
Ben Harris Writer
David Cox Writer
James Wilson-Taylor Writer
Jennifer Blythe (as Jennifer Blyth) Writer
Jeremy Hammett Writer
Joanna Wiggins Writer
Lee Kyle Writer
Michael Healy Writer
Phil Dean Writer
Richard Woolford Writer
Rowan Van De Berg Writer
Ryan Fryer Writer
Sam Michell (as Sam Mitchell) Writer
Dan Page (as Daniel Page) Writer
Production team
Arnab Chanda Producer
Charlie Perkins Producer

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