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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 6

In the last show of the series Nish Kumar covers what Jeremy Corbyn's rebellious republican nature, the unrealistic expectations created by The Great British Bake Off, and the NHS's shortage of midwives.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th October 2015
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 18th October 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
London Hughes Ensemble Actor
Jessica Ransom (as Jess Ransom) Ensemble Actor
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Colin Chadwick Writer
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Stephen Holford Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Peter McGladdery Writer
Rachel Sambrooks Writer
Kathleen Fry (as Kathy Fry) Writer
Philip Lickley Writer
Simon Buschenfeld Writer
Ed Greenwood Writer
Emma Cahill (as Emma K Cahill) Writer
Don Carter Writer
Adam Samuels Writer
Chris Harvey Writer
Nicholas Wooster Writer
Alexander Banks Writer
Ben Behrens Writer
Adam Benjamin Writer
Ben Clover Writer
Christopher Eastwood (as Chris Eastwood) Writer
Richard Herne Writer
Andrew James Stead Writer
Andrew Kevin Fawn Writer
Andrew Mole Writer
Peter Osborne-Parker Writer
Nick Pickles Writer
Jonathan Levine Writer
Nathan Lang Writer
Max Davis Script Editor
Joe Hampson Script Editor
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Matt Stronge Producer

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