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.

Series 17, Episode 6

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

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th October 2017
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Gabby Best Ensemble Actor
Colin Hoult Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Darren Ross Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Dan Kiss Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Jane McCutcheon Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Joe Barnes Writer
Sarah Campbell Script Editor
Brian Two Writer
David Lovesy Writer
Rob Gilroy Writer
Rose Johnson Writer
Saskia Preston Writer
Ben Mumford Writer
Catherine Bohart Writer
Kate Oswald Writer
Alice Etches Writer
Shaun Lowthian Writer
Ryan Cross Writer
Nathalie Antonia Writer
Owen Archlimb Writer
Daniel Audritt Writer
Paco B Garcia Writer
Stuart Giblin Writer
Pete Harrisson Writer
Samuel Lloyd Writer
Alex MJ Smith Writer
Richard Worth Writer
Scott Lyons Writer
Max Davis Script Editor
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Adnan Ahmed Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of another repeat
  • Details of when and where this episode was recorded

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?