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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 127 episodes (pilot + 21 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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Series 21, Episode 5

Newsjack returns to satirise another week's news and events. Host Kiri Pritchard-McLean is joined this week by Kieran Hodgson, Vivienne Acheampong and Joe Barnes. This week we imagine the Queen sacking the PM, a Trump-themed a TV channel, and the appeal of exotic sounding hurricanes.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th October 2019
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
    Kieran Hodgson Ensemble Actor
    Guest cast
    Vivienne Acheampong Ensemble Actor
    Joe Barnes Ensemble Actor
    Writing team
    Alice Gregg Writer
    Liam Beirne Writer
    Jenny Laville Writer
    Sean Fee Writer
    Colin Chadwick Writer
    Rebecca Channon Writer
    Nicola Masters Writer
    Catherine Brinkworth Writer
    Alice Etches Writer
    Cameron Loxdale Writer
    Johnny King Writer
    Chris Ballard Writer
    John Hickman Writer
    Zoƫ Tomalin Writer
    Jeffrey Adu Writer
    Jonny Grunwald Writer
    George Lockett Writer
    Ken Cheng Writer
    John Bounce Writer
    Nick Coupe Writer
    Charlie Dashain Writer
    Louie Falls Writer
    David Kind Writer
    Rupert Knowles Writer
    Rosanna McCallum Writer
    Joe Oaks Writer
    Ed Patrick Writer
    Oscar Pietri Writer
    Claire Rammelkamp Writer
    Luke Rollason Writer
    Michael Wilde Writer
    Mike Shephard Script Editor
    Laura Major Script Editor
    Production team
    Hayley Sterling Producer
    Ben Sutton Producer

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