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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 6

Kiri Pritchard-McLean hosts another episode, with guests Letitia Hector, Aurie Styla and Kiell Smith-Bynoe as coronavirus continues to disrupt life in the UK. This week, a man goes on a dog walking court trial, NHS hotdesking, and a look at an online Christmas.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th October 2020
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 1st November 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Kiell Smith-Bynoe Ensemble Actor
Letitia Hector Ensemble Actor
Aurie Styla Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Danny Antrobus Writer
Colin Chadwick Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Mike Shephard Writer
Simon Alcock Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer
Chris Ballard Writer
Chris Douch Writer
Charlie Dinkin Writer
Christopher Stanners Writer
Jonny King Writer
Ian Searle Writer
Mike Keenan Writer
Peter McMurray Writer
Charlie Vero-Martin Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Daisy Hall Writer
Sam Lake Writer
Ben Pound Writer
Kareem Alkabbani Writer
John Beef Writer
Tom Clarke Writer
Hannah Desmond Writer
John Lynch Writer
Katy Pollard Writer
Vicky Richards Writer
Peter Tellouche Writer
Josh Weller Writer
Laura Major Script Editor
Saima Ferdows Script Editor
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Leila Navabi Producer

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