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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 13, Episode 1

Nish Kumar returns to present the 13th series of the satirical sketch show anyone can write for. Sketches including a right-wing relaxation tape, Jeremy Corbyn introduces some of his more unsavoury friends, and the problems of sending whisky into space.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th September 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 13th September 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Lolly Adefope Ensemble Actor
Jenny Bede Ensemble Actor
Thomas Nelstrop Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Luke Catterson Writer
Sean Lindsay Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
James Bugg Writer
Sean Fee Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Tom Neenan Script Editor
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Script Editor
Simon Paul Miller Writer
Dan McKee Writer
Steve Rose Writer
Josh Cluderay Writer
Chris Barnes Writer
Elgan Alderman Writer
David Rose Writer
Patrick Widdess Writer
Maria Peters Writer
Joe Hodgson Writer
Ahir Shah Writer
Oli Jackson Writer
Steve Goodwin Writer
John Addy Writer
Matt Dyson Writer
Mark Goulton Writer
Chris Hallam Writer
Mark Haiste Writer
Scott Limbrick Writer
Ben Lund-Conlon Writer
Emerald Paston Writer
Matthew Simpson Writer
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Matt Stronge Producer

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