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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 3

Nish Kumar is joined by Lolly Adefope, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Robin Clyfan in a week when a dog was poisoned, Jeremy Clarkson was in trouble, and David Cameron was trying to get out of the TV election debates.

Broadcast details

Thursday 12th March 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 15th March 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Lolly Adefope Ensemble Actor
Robin Clyfan Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Luke Catterson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Steve Blair Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Edward DeCesare Writer
Max Davis Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Jared Ashe Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Brian Teles Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Tom Scanlon Writer
Dominic McGladdery Writer
Paul Leyshon Writer
Carl Jones Writer
James Wilson-Taylor Writer
David McIver Writer
Peter Smith Writer
Steven Allen Writer
Dominic Johnson Writer
Lucias Malcolm Writer
Jason Jillings Writer
Patrick Widdess Writer
John Samson Writer
Oona Keating Writer
Kevin Carr Writer
Adrian Bamforth Writer
Andrew John Day Writer
Mark Colbourne Writer
Luke Jeromes Writer
Martin Walmsley Writer
Michael Hughes Writer
Tony Dunn Writer
Neil Hickey Writer
Charlene Phillips Writer
Ben Harris Script Editor
Craig Ainsley Script Editor
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer
Toby Tilling Producer

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