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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 5

Nish Kumar is joined by Natasia Demetriou, London Hughes and Chris Kendall to joke about topics including the lead up to the General Election and Richard III's re-burial.

Broadcast details

Thursday 26th March 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 29th March 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Natasia Demetriou Ensemble Actor
London Hughes Ensemble Actor
Chris Kendall Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Luke Catterson Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Alex Clissold-Jones Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
James Bugg Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Jane McCutcheon Writer
Benjamin Partridge Script Editor
Andrew West Writer
Matthew Fishwick (as Matt Fishwick) Writer
Gilead Amit Writer
Nick Dunleavy Writer
Tim Goldstone Writer
Andrew Gaved Writer
Andrew Stitt Writer
Patrick Widdess Writer
Tom Goodliffe Writer
Ian McGuiler Writer
Ben Burns Writer
Greg Meehan Writer
Daniel McIver Writer
Daniel Kieve Writer
D Winters (as Dotty Winters) Writer
Frank Podmore Writer
John Woodhouse Writer
Ollie Jones-Evans Writer
Russell Bramley Writer
Joe Hampson Script Editor
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer
Toby Tilling Producer

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