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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 17, Episode 1

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th September 2017
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 13th September 2017, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 17th September 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Mike Wozniak Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dan Kiss Writer
Chris Tindall Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Claire Wetton Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Joe Barnes Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Stuart Beale Writer
Rob Gilroy Writer
Dan Page (as Daniel Page) Writer
Elgan Alderman Writer
Charlotte Pearson Writer
Jasmine Tonie Writer
Saskia Preston Writer
James Gill Writer
Steve Hill Writer
Chris Hallam Writer
Stephen Philip Druce Writer
Tim Harmer Writer
Edd Jefferson Writer
Laura Jose Writer
Rob Lavender Writer
Ben Martin Writer
Thomas Mayo Writer
Morgan Rees Writer
Sam Russell Writer
Justin Tilbury Writer
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Adnan Ahmed Producer

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