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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 4

Kiri Pritchard-McLean hosts another episode with Ciaran Dowd, Mali Ann Rees and Luke Kempner. This week, Gordon Ramsey tries to improve things at the House of Commons, a visit to an authentic 1990s style diner, and we meet people who have been self-diagnosed with wanderlust.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th October 2020
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 18th October 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Ciarán Dowd Ensemble Actor
Mali Ann Rees Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Mike Shephard Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer
Charlie Dinkin Writer
Danny Malone Writer
Liam Arnold Writer
Peter Osborne-Parker Writer
Chris Tavner Writer
David Keenan Writer
Jonny King Writer
Amber Marshall Writer
Jasmine Wright Writer
Rebecca Bain Writer
Monroe Gascoigne Writer
Jade Gebbie Writer
Isma Almas Writer
Alexander Minto Writer
Sam Picone Writer
Miriam Groombridge (as Miriam Greenbridge) Writer
Caroline Mathison Writer
Mike Cooper Writer
Erica Eirian Writer
Daisy Hall Writer
Nicole Harris Writer
Hussein Kesvani Writer
Sam Lake Writer
Louie Sanchez Writer
Eleanor Tiernan Writer
Jenan Younis Writer
Laura Major Script Editor
Kat Sadler Script Editor
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Leila Navabi Producer

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