Newsjack. Copyright: BBC


  • 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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 5

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th July 2010
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 18th July 2010 11:00pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Jess Robinson Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Duncan Wisbey Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Matthew Morton Writer
James Kettle Writer
Mark Spiller Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Sean Lindsay Writer
Robert AJ Newton Writer
Gareth Gwynn Script Editor
Griff Phillips Writer
Mark Reynolds Writer
Stuart Cooper Writer
Arthur Burke Writer
Michael Callaghan Writer
Colin Dowland Writer
Jim Coulson Writer
Mark Fryers Writer
Dave Hefford Writer
Joseph Kenny Writer
Adam Kyne Writer
Daniel Meyers Writer
Simone Sless Writer
Joel Soetendorp Writer
Gavin Whenman Writer
Production team
Sam Michell Producer
Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer

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