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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 5

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 23rd October 2014
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 26th October 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Romesh Ranganathan Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Ellie White Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Tessa Coates Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Colin Chadwick Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Adrian Fisk Writer
Nick Hallam Writer
Alex Clissold-Jones Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Edward DeCesare Writer
Max Davis Writer
Neil Turner Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Chris Collyer Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Brian Teles Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Jack Bernhardt Script Editor
Daniel Smith Writer
JD Allan Writer
Gilead Amit Writer
Peter Thompson Writer
Paul Nicholson Writer
Charlie Mizon Writer
Neil Tollfree Writer
Andy Fell Writer
Carl Jones Writer
Andrew Stephenson Writer
Alan Valentine Writer
Josh Cluderay Writer
Simon Buschenfeld Writer
Andy Luke Writer
James Cary Writer
Tim Cox (as Timothy Cox) Writer
Sam Goetzee Writer
Andrew Stitt Writer
James Rose Writer
Phil Wang Writer
Elgan Alderman Writer
James Fritz Writer
Johnathan Roper Writer
Patrick Lee Writer
Sarah Dempster Writer
James Bird Script Editor
Production team
Arnab Chanda Producer
Charlie Perkins Producer

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