Newsjack. Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 133 episodes (pilot + 22 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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Series 3

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 17th June 2010

Miles and the team are back for a new series. This week they tackle the thorny topics of oil spills, football thrills, Government cuts, Earle's girls, easy exams, and poor, poor, Robert Green.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 24th June 2010

This week, the topical satire feast includes Fabio Capello's management techniques, more Tony Hayward PR gaffes and a look back at the ill-fated Enid Blyton theme park. Plus the usual vox pops and corrections for pudding.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 1st July 2010

Miles Jupp and the Newsjack team tuck into the week's news. And there's something for everyone: football fans mostly, but also Vince Cable buffs, espionage aficionados and Sophie Dahl devotees.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 8th July 2010

On this week's hitlist: the alternative vote, Tony Blair's extortionate protection costs, Cheryl Cole's malaria, sex education. and the "Curse of David Beckham".


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 15th July 2010

Miles and the Newsjack team tackle all the latest from the BP Oil Spill, look at how, McDonalds will shape the 2012 Olympics, see what Paul the Psychic Octopus is coping with retirement and speak to Peter Mandelson about his new memoirs.


6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd July 2010

What is that on the horizon? Why, it's a sketch about the Conservatives' Big Society. And who's that snuffing around in the undergrowth? Yes, it's Vince Cable chirruping on about two years degrees. And who's that handing out the Turkish Delight? None other than George Osborne! But be careful - he'll probably give you less than you wanted. Plus, the latest news from Tajikistan, Kafka's box and moving excerpt from Barry Chuckle's memoirs.