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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 5

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

Broadcast details

Thursday 12th October 2017
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 11th October 2017, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 15th October 2017 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Emma Sidi Ensemble Actor
Joe Barnes Ensemble Actor
Daniel Barker (as Damian Slash) Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Annie Burchell Writer
Dan Kiss Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Laura Major Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Jeremy Hammett Writer
Ben Clover Writer
Emma Cahill Writer
Dustin Robert Peterves Writer
Rick Stone Writer
Sophie Duker Writer
Conor O'Grady Writer
Jack Harris Writer
Tiffany Richards Writer
Morgan Rees Writer
Damian Brady Writer
Will Adnams Writer
Lou Carr Writer
Ryan Cross Writer
Robert Darke Writer
Will Duggan Writer
Jacob Harmon Writer
Graham Jenkins Writer
Michael Rose Writer
Nick Stevenson Writer
Mark Vigil Writer
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Adnan Ahmed Producer

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