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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 2

Nish Kumar is joined by Jason Forbes, Freya Parker and Ellie White, where they look at the NHS and student unions.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th February 2016
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 21st February 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Ellie White Ensemble Actor
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Flood Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Sean Fee Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Peter McGladdery Writer
Alistair Linsell Writer
Andy Gilderdale Writer
Michael Hughes Writer
D Winters (as Dotty Winters) Writer
Ian Berryman Writer
Ian Pope Writer
Ahir Shah Writer
Peter Osborne-Parker Writer
James Docherty Writer
Sian Davis Writer
Jeremy Door Writer
Andrew Fanning Writer
Shane Jarvis Writer
Scott Kier Writer
Emma Morgan Writer
Greg Simpson Writer
Will Hislop Writer
Barney Fishwick Writer
Peter Beare Writer
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Paul Sheehan Producer

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