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 21, Episode 2

Newsjack returns to satirise another week's news and events. Host Kiri Pritchard-McLean is joined this week by Chiara Goldsmith, George Fouracres and Raphael Wakefield. Sketches include David Cameron's autobiography told in the style of Harry Potter, and what cricket commentary sounds like to normal people.

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th September 2019
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 18th September 2019, 19:45 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 22nd September 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Raphael Wakefield Ensemble Actor
Chiara Goldsmith Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Colin Chadwick Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer
Chris Douch Writer
Kat Sadler Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Christopher Stanners Writer
John O'Neill Writer
Tom Little Writer
Andy Crick Writer
Ed Greenwood Writer
Joe Hodgson Writer
Emma Shaw Writer
Nicola Masters Writer
Sara Gibbs Writer
William Sebag-Montefiore Writer
Ian Searle Writer
John Upton Writer
James Alexander Writer
Christof Epaminondas Writer
Giles Evans Writer
Ali Hancock Writer
Will Hall Writer
Karen Morden Writer
Sally O'Leary Writer
Paul Reid Writer
Robbie Sutherland Writer
Laura Thomas Writer
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Hayley Sterling Producer

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