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 22, Episode 1

Newsjack. Image shows from L to R: Luke Kempner, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Mali Ann Rees, George Fouracres. Copyright: BBC
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
  • Wednesday 12th February 2020, 20:00 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 16th February 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

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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