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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 127 episodes (pilot + 21 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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Series 16, Episode 1

Angela Barnes, George Fouracres, Freya Parker and Jason Forbes present the news via sketches. In this week's show the cast discover alternative facts in the White House, Meet The Spiralizer and go Trainspotting on Southern Rail.

Broadcast details

Thursday 26th January 2017
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
    George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
    Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Caspian James Writer
    Claire Wetton Writer
    Robin Morgan Writer
    Ed Amsden Script Editor
    Tom Coles Script Editor
    Steve Rose Writer
    James Cary Writer
    Joe Hodgson Writer
    Ahir Shah Writer
    Will Hislop Writer
    Rich Spalding Writer
    Jack Chisholm Writer
    James Ashford Writer
    Steven Barrett Writer
    Peter Beare Writer
    Edward Boardman Writer
    Clint Edwards Writer
    Steve Goodwin Writer
    Richard Hearn Writer
    Steve Hill Writer
    Tom Hingley Writer
    Laura Major Writer
    Rob Micklewright Writer
    Ben Mumford Writer
    Luke Nemiec Writer
    Matthew Rimmer Writer
    Adam Skuse Writer
    Ben Thurston Writer
    Claire Travers-Smith Writer
    Lewis Wedgewood Writer
    Production team
    Adnan Ahmed Producer
    Abby Kumar (as Abby C Kumar) Producer

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