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 19, Episode 2

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th September 2018
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 19th September 2018, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 23rd September 2018 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Roisin O'Mahony Ensemble Actor
Ciarán Dowd Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Caspian James Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Jane McCutcheon Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Laura Major Writer
Ralph Jones Writer
Richard Woolford Writer
Cedric Vouetz Writer
Andy Gilderdale Writer
Emma Cahill (as Emma K Cahill) Writer
Ian Berryman Writer
Jack Harris Writer
Sean Stokes Writer
Caroline Duffy Writer
Jack Kelly Writer
Sara Gibbs Writer
Michael Boyle Writer
Nick Elleray Writer
Olaf Falafel Writer
Alex Kennedy Writer
Anna Leong Brophy Writer
Jake J Mackintosh Writer
Dillon Mapletoft Writer
Gavin Noble Writer
Lucy Roper Writer
Elliot Scott Writer
William Sebag-Montefiore Writer
William Stone Writer
Oliver Taylor Writer
Kerry Williams Writer
Amy Xander Writer
Max Davis Script Editor
Liam Beirne Script Editor
Mike Shephard Script Editor
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Nick Coupe Producer


Series 19, Episode 2 analysis

Part 2 of our series of articles exploring the sketches used on Series 19 of Newsjack...

Why Did The Chicken?, 22nd September 2018

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