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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 11, Episode 1

The week's stories cobbled together in a scrapbook sketch show, which anyone can write for. Uninformed, up to the minute, down to the dregs. Presented by Romesh Ranganathan.

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th September 2014
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 28th September 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Oliver Maltman Ensemble Actor
Ingrid Oliver Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Flood Writer
Adrian Fisk Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Caspian James Writer
Max Davis Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Craig Ainsley Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Jared Ashe Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Brian Teles Writer
Josh Pugh Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Benjamin Partridge Script Editor
Daniel Smith Writer
Innes McQuillin Writer
Keri Williams Writer
Charlie Mizon Writer
Adrian Gray Writer
Carl Jones Writer
Peter Brush Writer
Andrew Stephenson Writer
Ben Harris Writer
Michael Healy Writer
Richard Woolford Writer
Dan Page (as Daniel Page) Writer
Simon Buschenfeld Writer
Tim Cox (as Timothy Cox) Writer
Alexander Owen (as Alex Owen) Writer
Ben Ashenden Writer
David Carrington Writer
David Elliott Writer
Graham Patrick Writer
Liz Lewis Writer
Marcus Stewart Writer
Peter Smith Writer
Steve Title Writer
James Bugg Script Editor
Production team
Arnab Chanda Producer
Charlie Perkins Producer

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