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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.

Episode menu

Series 12, Episode 6

Nish Kumar, Jenny Bede, Sarah Daykin and Charlie Partridge deliver comedy on topics like the hacker glitch in Tinder, who the next James Bond should be, and the end of the magazine Loaded.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd April 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 5th April 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jenny Bede Ensemble Actor
Sarah Daykin Ensemble Actor
Charlie Partridge Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dan Sweryt Writer
Stephen Holford Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Robert AJ Newton Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
Caspian James Writer
Max Davis Writer
Neil Turner Writer
Ed Amsden Writer
Tom Coles Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Sarah Campbell Script Editor
Peter McGuinness Writer
John O'Neill Writer
Phil Chapman Writer
Simon Buschenfeld Writer
Richard Cook Writer
Patrick Widdess Writer
Oona Keating Writer
Martin Walmsley Writer
Rebecca Channon Writer
Danny Malone Writer
Darrell Anthony Writer
Ian Berryman Writer
John Wardle Writer
Kevin McGrath Writer
Lee Gant Writer
Mark Nicholson Writer
Nigel Pearson Writer
Patrick Mulholland Writer
Stay Abbott Writer
Production team
Matt Stronge Producer
Toby Tilling Producer

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