Newsjack. Copyright: BBC


  • 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 15, Episode 1

Newsjack. Image shows from L to R: Emma Sidi, Nish Kumar, Vivienne Acheampong, Kieran Hodgson. Copyright: BBC
What does 'Brexit means Brexit' mean? Who are Apple's biggest rivals, and Nish has a shock announcement.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th September 2016
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 7th September 2016, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Emma Sidi Ensemble Actor
Vivienne Acheampong Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sean Lindsay Writer
Chris Tindall Writer
Steve Blair Writer
Max Davis Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Chris Collyer Writer
Joe Hampson Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Mike Shephard Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Dominic McGladdery Writer
Tom Little Writer
Shane McHale Writer
Jeremy Hammett Writer
John Samson Writer
Laura Cooper Writer
Liam Arnold Writer
Mike Ashcroft Writer
Sarah Breese Writer
Phil Cook Writer
Graham Davies Writer
Dave Fairbanks Writer
Martin Hassle Writer
Sarah Hutchins Writer
Charlotte Pearson Writer
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer
Matt Stronge Producer

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