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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 5

Miles interviews some members of the SAS, we see what things might be like if tobacco was sold hidden behind the counter and a radical branch of UKIP tries to make Barnsley an independent state.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th March 2011
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 13th March 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
James Kettle Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Adrian Fisk Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Gareth Gwynn Script Editor
Stuart Cooper Writer
Tony Cowards Writer
Jack Horner Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Gordon Veniard Writer
Jez Gee Writer
Andrea Mann Writer
Marc Safon Writer
Cullen Henshaw Writer
Kerris Kent Writer
Steven Tucker Writer
Paul Harrison Writer
Brett Simpson Writer
Gary Beard Writer
Jess Pickles Writer
Production team
Katie Tyrrell Producer

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