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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 12, Episode 1

New host. New cast... what could go wrong? Join Nish Kumar, Ellie White, Jess Ransom and Mike Wozniak to find out.

Broadcast details

Thursday 26th February 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 1st March 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Ellie White Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Jessica Ransom (as Jess Ransom) Ensemble Actor
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Luke Catterson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Dan Kiss Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Max Davis Writer
Craig Ainsley Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Brian Teles Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Script Editor
Sarah Campbell Script Editor
Allan Miller (as Alan Miller) Writer
Andrew West Writer
Steve N Allen Writer
Steve Nelson Writer
Mike Sheldon Writer
Keri Williams Writer
Andrew Stephenson Writer
Paul Lamb Writer
Ben Harris Writer
Rowan Van De Berg Writer
Andy Luke Writer
Matthew Gabrielli Writer
Daniel Hooper Writer
Michael John Byrne Writer
Richard Soames Writer
Ed Greenwood Writer
Andy Gilderdale Writer
Darron Hargreaves Writer
Emma Cahill (as Emma K Cahill) Writer
Ross Hay Writer
Gareth Roberts Writer
Ian Sawyer Writer
Rob Thomas Writer
Alex Cox Writer
Trevor Ship Writer
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer
Toby Tilling Producer

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