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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.

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 6

Miles volunteers to become a member of the Big Society, William Hague telephones addiction helpline Frank, there is a look at the security at the Lib Dem Conference, and the Queen and Prince Philip phone up Ladbrokes.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th March 2011
BBC Radio 7
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th 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
Gareth Gwynn Writer
James Kettle Writer
Emma Payne Writer
Mark Spiller Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Rebecca Hobbs Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Mark Cowling Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Gareth Gwynn Script Editor
Martin Dempsey Writer
Jim Coulson Writer
Steven Ash (as Steve Ash) Writer
Henry Paker Writer
Andrew West Writer
Mike Wozniak Writer
Pete Hawkins Writer
Joshua Pugh Ginn Writer
Chris Scotting Writer
Elaine Miskelly Writer
Production team
Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer

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