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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 143 episodes (pilot + 24 series), 2009 - 2021. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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Series 21, Episode 6

Newsjack returns to satirise another week's news and events. This week, a look at what would happen with Nobel Prize got extended to ordinary people, the church using social media, and how the government would use ID to check on voters.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th October 2019
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Gemma Arrowsmith Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Sean Lindsay Writer
Edward DeCesare Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer
Jeffrey Aidoo Writer
Kat Sadler Writer
Tom Little Writer
John Samson Writer
Emma Cahill Writer
Will Adnams Writer
Charlotte Alyss Writer
Scott Lyons Writer
William Stone Writer
Jon Bounds Writer
John Hickman Writer
Haydn Jenkins Writer
Jonny Grunwald Writer
Offerle Hockhard Writer
George Lockett Writer
Ana Basu Writer
Amber Marshall Writer
Harmony Hewlett Writer
Joe Legg Writer
Ali Hancock Writer
Monroe Gascoigne Writer
Anna Morley Writer
Ryan Rochford Writer
Alex MJ Smith Writer
Alison Spittle Writer
Robin Morgan Script Editor
Jenny Laville Script Editor
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Benjamin Sutton (as Ben Sutton) Producer

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