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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 23, Episode 3

Kiri Pritchard-McLean is joined by Jason Forbes, George Fouracres and Letitia Hector as they look at this week's news. This time a look at Poundland ouija boards, James Bond in a post COVID-19 world, and Berlin nightclubs open for a single day.

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th October 2020
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

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

Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Letitia Hector Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Simon Alcock Writer
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer
Chris Douch Writer
Charlie Dinkin Writer
Adam Hopkins Writer
James Gill Writer
Sean Stokes Writer
Alice Etches Writer
Nathalie Antonia Writer
Amy Xander Writer
Ian Searle Writer
Ian Smith Writer
Alison Spittle Writer
Jade Gebbie Writer
Llangon Shaw Writer
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer
Angela Channell Writer
Eleri Morgan Writer
Sikisa (as Sikisa Bostwick-Barnes) Writer
Nick Chen (as Nick Cheng) Writer
Miriam Groombridge (as Miriam Greenbridge) Writer
Will Ince Writer
Jen Ives Writer
Emilia Moore Writer
Ben Macpherson (as Ben McPherson) Writer
Caroline Mathison Writer
Daniel McDraver Writer
Tony Morgan Writer
James O'Neill Writer
Kat Sadler Script Editor
Nathan D'Arcy Roberts Script Editor
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Leila Navabi Producer

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