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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 127 episodes (pilot + 21 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC Sounds

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


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
    George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
    Freya Parker 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
    Sarah Campbell Script Editor
    Scott Kingsnorth Writer
    David McCready Writer
    Brian Teles Writer
    Ed Greenwood Writer
    Joe Flynn Writer
    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
    Matt Stronge Producer
    Suzy Grant Producer

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