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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 2

Nish Kumar and the team look at the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader, the problem that new union strike laws have on northern film directors, and the issues of giving the weather in Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogogoch.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th September 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th September 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Natasia Demetriou Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Max Davis Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Brian Teles Writer
Sarah Campbell Script Editor
Scott Kingsnorth Writer
David McCready Writer
Ed Greenwood Writer
Joe Flynn Writer
Emma Cahill (as Emma K Cahill) Writer
John Samson Writer
Kevin Carr Writer
David Kane Writer
Laura Cooper Writer
Ed Cripps Writer
Ben Doughty Writer
Ryan Grant Writer
Martin Hastings Writer
Kate Hinksman Writer
Fitzgerald Honger Writer
Amy Howerska Writer
Tom L. Ashley Writer
Maria Peters Writer
Ian Pope Writer
Jake Trusler (as Jack Trussler) Writer
James Bugg Script Editor
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Matt Stronge Producer

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