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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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Newsjack. Image shows from L to R: Luke Kempner, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Mali Ann Rees, George Fouracres. Copyright: BBC.

Series 22, Episode 1

Kiri Pritchard-McLean covers this weeks news with the help of Luke Kempner, Mali Ann Rees and George Fouracres. This week we look at the dying breed of lollipop ladies, Boris Johnson's plans for the north, and an advert for holidaying in sunny Antartica.

Broadcast details

Thursday 13th February 2020
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Mali Ann Rees Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Danny Antrobus Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Laura Major Writer
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer
Chris Douch Writer
Kat Sadler Writer
Charlie Dinkin Writer
Ryan Grant Writer
Nicola Masters Writer
Steven Barrett Writer
Phil Pagett Writer
William Sebag-Montefiore Writer
Joseph Bates Writer
Offerle Hockhard Writer
Gareth Ceredig Writer
Rebecca Bain Writer
Nathan D'Arcy Roberts Writer
Jon Bailey Writer
Zoƫ Browne Writer
Sarah Coddington Writer
Neil De Costa Writer
Gyles Evans Writer
Jade Gebbie Writer
Elie Kraft Writer
Helena Langdon Writer
Louise Leigh Writer
Iain Marshall Writer
Ellis Pagon Writer
Emma Moran Writer
Gemma Arrowsmith Script Editor
Catherine Brinkworth Script Editor
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer
Hayley Sterling Producer
Leila Navabi Producer

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