Newsjack. Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 139 episodes (pilot + 23 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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Series 17

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 14th September 2017

This week we visit a Catio, hear child rearing tips from Jacob Rees Mogg and undergo clown counselling. With Kieran Hodgson, Freya Parker and Mike Wozniak.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 21st September 2017

We look into the future with Vince Cable, take a tour of Buckingham Palace and get fit (a bit). With Luke Kempner, Mandeep Dhillon and Jason Forbes.


Newsjack. Image shows from L to R: Lewis Macleod, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, George Fouracres, Angela Barnes. Copyright: BBC.

Special: 100th episode

First broadcast: Thursday 28th September 2017

BBC Radio 4 Extra's topical sketch show celebrates its 100th episode. Favourites Lewis Macleod, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and George Fouracres return.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 5th October 2017

Luke Kempner, Celeste Dring and Kiell Smith-Bynoe join Angela Barnes.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 12th October 2017

Daniel Barker, Emma Sidi and Joe Barnes are the cast performing the Great British Public's sketches this week.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 19th October 2017

George Fouracres, Gabby Best and Colin Hoult are on hand this week to read out the sketches.