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  • 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 2

Kiri Pritchard-McLean is joined this week by Joe Barnes, Ciaran Dowd and Emily Lloyd Sani, as they look in Donald Trump's obsession with badgers, ask if Dominic Cummings is the new Thomas Cromwell then who is the new Henry VIII, and we meet a feminist sex robot.

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th February 2020
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 19th February 2020, 20:00 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 23rd February 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Joe Barnes Ensemble Actor
Emily Lloyd-Saini Ensemble Actor
Ciarán Dowd Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Martin Hastie Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Laura Major Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer
Zoë Tomalin Writer
Charlie Dinkin Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
John Sandy Writer
Will Adnams Writer
Lucy Roper Writer
George Lockett Writer
James Alexander Writer
Sally O'Leary Writer
Selina Eagney (as Selina Egney) Writer
Jade Gebbie Writer
Anthony Tillman Writer
Brandon Webb Writer
Emily Reader Writer
Jamie Clark Writer
Kemah Bob Writer
Liam Power Writer
Liz Collins Writer
Nathalie Antonia Writer
Orlando Gibbs Writer
Patrick Casey Writer
Patrick Cowling Writer
Susie Ovens Writer
Aideen O'Flaherty Writer
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Leila Navabi Producer

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