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 5

The Conservative Party Conference, immigration and sexy weather reports are some of the stories the Newsjack team tackle this week.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th October 2016
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 5th October 2016, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 9th October 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Jenny Bede Ensemble Actor
Emma Sidi Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Caspian James Writer
Max Davis Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Dominic McGladdery Writer
Stuart Beale Writer
Gilead Amit Writer
Steve Title Writer
Ian Berryman Writer
Peter Osborne-Parker Writer
Will Hislop Writer
Jack Chisholm Writer
Iain Christie Writer
Peter Dickinson Writer
James Gill Writer
Al Gordon Writer
Keith Herring Writer
John Rant Writer
Chris Tavner Writer
Christy White-Spunner Writer
Rhys Williamson Writer
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Matt Stronge Producer

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