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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 4

This week, we find out how we might struggle to re-adapt to office life, how Barbie is celebrating Ken's 60th birthday, and what it's like to deal with the Perseverence Rover's galactic ego.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th March 2021
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes
  • Wednesday 17th March 2021, 19:00 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 19th March 2021 11:00pm Radio 4
Sunday 21st March 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
Jason Forbes Ensemble Actor
Luke Kempner Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Mali Ann Rees Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer
Chris Ballard Writer
Kat Sadler Writer
Ed Amsden Script Editor
Tom Coles Script Editor
Simon Paul Miller Writer
John Samson Writer
Adam Hopkins Writer
Shaun Lowthian Writer
Will Adnams Writer
Amber Phillips Writer
Juliet Burton Writer
Nathan D'Arcy Roberts Writer
Trevor Rudge Writer
Helena Langdon Writer
Brandon Webb Writer
Charlie Vero-Martin Writer
Daniel Wills Writer
Marcus Beasley Writer
Angela Channell Writer
Sikisa (as Sikisa Bostwick-Barnes) Writer
Nick Chen (as Nick Cheng) Writer
Tasha Dhanraj Writer
Cody Dahler Writer
Rajiv Karia Writer
Daniel Margoben Writer
Ray Badran Writer
Harry Bunting Writer
Kat Cade Writer
Eamonn Connolly Writer
Sergio Cortez Writer
Si Deaves Writer
Jamie Fluck Writer
Phil Green Writer
Harry Kind Writer
Nicky Roberts Writer
Rhiannon Shaw Writer
Bob Sullivan Writer
Bas Van Peijpe Writer
Production team
Hayley Sterling Producer
Gwyn Rhys Davies Producer

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