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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 4, Episode 2

This week David Cameron relaunches the Big Society again, Silvio Berlusconi appears on Take Me Out, there is appeal for more awards to be given to The King's Speech, and the NHS begins using hypnotherapy during pregnancy.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th February 2011
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th February 2011 11:00pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Miles Jupp Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Pippa Evans Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
James Kettle Writer
Mark Spiller Writer
Alex Buchanan Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Rebecca Hobbs Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Richard Ward Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
Dan Kiss Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
James Kettle Script Editor
John Duff Writer
Robin Bailes Writer
Martin Dempsey Writer
Jeff Hudson Writer
Ben Davids Writer
Dale Shaw Writer
Pranay Sharma Writer
Tony Cowards Writer
Jack Horner Writer
John C. Robertson Writer
Simone Sless Writer
Jez Gee Writer
Ray Price Writer
Darrell Jones Writer
Marc J Thomas Writer
Anna Robertson Writer
Andrew West Writer
Ivan Radford Writer
Dominic McGladdery Writer
Andrea Mann Writer
John McGlade Writer
Gerry McDonnell Writer
Gareth Moore Writer
Alec Dent Writer
Thomas Gladstone Writer
Peter McGladdery Writer
Paul McQuillan Writer
Paul Stupples Writer
Production team
Katie Tyrrell Producer

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