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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 4

Topical comedy in a week in which Jeremy Clarkson was still suspended from Top Gear, a plane had toilet trouble and Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams copied a song. Pour yourself a glass of tiny wine and enjoy...

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th March 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 22nd March 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Cariad Lloyd Ensemble Actor
Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Celeste Dring Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Graham Kilvington Writer
Robert AJ Newton Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
Caspian James Writer
Edward DeCesare Writer
Max Davis Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Chris Collyer Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Jared Ashe Writer
Sean Fee Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Script Editor
Andrew West Writer
Peter Thompson Writer
Nick Dunleavy Writer
George White Writer
Andrew Stephenson Writer
Josh Cluderay Writer
Sean Lean Writer
Malcolm Duffy Writer
Patrick Widdess Writer
John Samson Writer
Martin Walmsley Writer
Christian Michael Carnie Writer
John Thomas Mckinness Writer
Rebecca Channon Writer
Richard Law Writer
Simon Richie Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Script Editor
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer
Toby Tilling Producer

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