Newsjack. Copyright: BBC


  • 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 18, Episode 4

Newsjack. Image shows from L to R: Freya Parker, Angela Barnes, Henry Perryment, Kieran Hodgson. Copyright: BBC
Anglea Barnes, Kieran Hodgson, Freya Parker and Henry Perryment perform in a week in which the UK was overrun with snow.

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st March 2018
BBC Radio 4 Extra
  • Wednesday 28th February 2018, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 4th March 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
Freya Parker Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Henry Perryment Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Dan Kiss Writer
Caspian James Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Sean Fee Writer
Josh Pugh Writer
Mike Shephard Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Laura Major Writer
Joe Barnes Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Colin Dowland Writer
Stephen Burgess Writer
Simon Wiltshire Writer
Simon Paul Miller Writer
Jeremy Hammett Writer
Danny Malone Writer
John Taylor Writer
Rose Johnson Writer
Colin Barry Writer
Russ Peers Writer
Pete King Writer
George Lewis Writer
Jody Wiltshire Writer
Mike Arber Writer
Liam Davies Writer
Mark Kelly Writer
Paul Stone Writer
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Adnan Ahmed Producer

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