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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 6

This weeks cast features Kieran Hodgson, Gemma Arrowsmith and Ed Kear. In this, the final show of the series, we go on a sober pub crawl, receive a visitor from the future and hear from internet sensation BigNigePants...

Broadcast details

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


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Ed Kear Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
Edward DeCesare Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Laura Major Writer
Sarah Campbell Script Editor
Kathleen Fry (as Kathy Fry) Writer
Daniel Hooper Writer
Lucias Malcolm Writer
Jason Jillings Writer
Simon Harper Writer
Mark Granger Writer
Ben Clover Writer
Rose Johnson Writer
Graham Davies Writer
Jacob Hatton Writer
Peter Beare Writer
Sophie Duker Writer
Bryan Johnson Writer
Ian Aikman Writer
Daniel Hurst Writer
Sean Stokes Writer
Craig Deeley Writer
David Keenan Writer
Phil Pagett Writer
Katie Storey Writer
Fabia Turner Writer
Scott Lyons Writer
Liam Beirne Script Editor
Production team
Adnan Ahmed Producer
Abby Kumar (as Abby C Kumar) Producer

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