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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 2

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st September 2017
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 20th September 2017, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 24th September 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Mandeep Dhillon Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Darren Ross Writer
Dan Kiss Writer
Caspian James Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer
Carl Jones Writer
Elgan Alderman Writer
Ollie Jones-Evans Writer
Joe Daniel Writer
Jacob Hatton Writer
Barry McStay Writer
Conor O'Grady Writer
Edd Jefferson Writer
Geoff Alderman Writer
Garth ApThomas Writer
Damian Brady Writer
Chris Cooke Writer
Rich Ellis (as Richard Ellis) Writer
Alice Etches Writer
Robert Frimston Writer
Steve Hili Writer
Shaun Lowthian Writer
Mark Procter Writer
Heidi Regan Writer
Emma Williams Writer
Scott Lyons Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Script Editor
Robin Morgan Script Editor
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Adnan Ahmed Producer

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