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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 24, Episode 3

This week, we find out how parents are coping with home-schooling withdrawals, how the government could market the vaccine to skeptic singles, and what kind of music get fish moving their fins.

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th March 2021
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 10th March 2021, 19:00 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 12th March 2021 11:00pm Radio 4
Sunday 14th March 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
George Fouracres Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Mali Ann Rees Ensemble Actor
Aurie Styla Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Laura Major Writer
Chris Douch Writer
Jeffrey Aidoo Writer
Adrian Gray Writer
Steven Barrett Writer
Siobhan Meaker Writer
David Keenan Writer
Alice Etches Writer
Jack Kelly Writer
Gareth Ceredig Writer
Alison Spittle Writer
Alex Garrick-Wright Writer
Athena Kugblenu Writer
Paul Rooney Writer
Alexander Minto Writer
Angela Channell Writer
Daisy Hall Writer
Tasha Dhanraj Writer
Charlie Dunlop Writer
Rajiv Karia Writer
Rachel E Thorn Writer
Phil Brooks Writer
Jack Butler Writer
Mike Clark Writer
James Gawthorpe Writer
Duncan Ladkin Writer
Daniel Margoben Writer
Ted Milligan Writer
George Ross Writer
Nick Schuller Writer
Kat Sadler Script Editor
Nathan D'Arcy Roberts Script Editor
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Gwyn Rhys Davies Producer

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