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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 14, Episode 1

This week Nish Kumar is joined by Celeste Dring, Jess Ransom and Mike Wozniak. Sketches include David Cameron hostage negotiating and the latest cutbacks to the NHS.

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th February 2016
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 14th February 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Celeste Dring Ensemble Actor
Jessica Ransom (as Jess Ransom) Ensemble Actor
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Martin Hastie Writer
Max Davis Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Script Editor
Innes McQuillin Writer
Daniel Hooper Writer
Martin Walmsley Writer
Laura Cooper Writer
Ryan Grant Writer
Liam Arnold Writer
Ahir Shah Writer
Peter Osborne-Parker Writer
Ed Bowes Writer
Alan Compton Writer
James Docherty Writer
Luke Frost Writer
Darren Hoskins Writer
Fergus Mitchell Writer
Chris O'Connor Writer
Robert Pendray Writer
Dan Vine Writer
SJ Wong Writer
Liam Beirne Script Editor
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Matt Stronge Producer

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