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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 16, Episode 2

Angela Barnes, Daniel Barker, Celeste Dring and Joe Barnes start a petition, look at the 'special relationship' and listen in to the handover of Great British Bake Off.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd February 2017
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 1st February 2017, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 5th February 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Celeste Dring Ensemble Actor
Daniel Barker Ensemble Actor
Joe Barnes Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Flood Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Jane McCutcheon Writer
Sean Fee Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Christopher Stanners Writer
Philip Simon Writer
Rachel Sambrooks Writer
Innes McQuillin Writer
Rose Johnson Writer
Jasmine Tonie Writer
Richard Hearn Writer
Steve Ball Writer
Catherine Bohart Writer
Kurt Brookes Writer
Eleanor Colville Writer
Stewart Currie Writer
Alex De Gruchy Writer
Rachel Dodd Writer
Sophie Duker Writer
Darius Gilani Writer
Charlie Hammond Writer
Pat Harkin Writer
Dan Hughes Writer
Oonagh Keating Writer
David McGlone Writer
Kate Oswald Writer
Natalie Westwood (as Natty Westwood) Writer
Charlie Wiggins Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Script Editor
Robin Morgan Script Editor
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer
Abby Kumar (as Abby C Kumar) Producer

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