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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 15, Episode 4

In this week's show edition we hear about Owen Smith - The Movie, take a trip to Iceland and listen in on a meeting of evil dentists...

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th September 2016
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 28th September 2016, 19:45 at RADA Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 2nd October 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Alison Thea-Skot Ensemble Actor
James Meehan Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Liam Beirne Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Jane McCutcheon Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Richard Neville Writer
Ryan Grant Writer
Liam Arnold Writer
Ahir Shah Writer
Will Hislop Writer
John Taylor Writer
Richard Archibald Writer
Jack Chisholm Writer
Graham Connolly Writer
Andrew Firth Writer
Jacob Hatton Writer
Oli Jackson Writer
Diane Joyce Writer
Raul Kohli (as Rahul Kohli) Writer
Dale Smith Writer
Natalie Westwood Writer
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer
Matt Stronge Producer

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