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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 143 episodes (pilot + 24 series), 2009 - 2021. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

Another series is in development.

Series 5, Episode 1

Newsjack returns, with new host Justin Edwards. This week they keep an eye on Gregg Wallace's massive meaty face, the British Arms Trade, Roald Dahl's shed, and David Walliams swimming the Thames.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th September 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Pippa Evans Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Luke Catterson Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Andy Wolton Writer
Gareth Gwynn Script Editor
John Kelly Writer
Jack Horner Writer
Michael Callaghan Writer
Mike Wozniak Writer
Johnny Barrett Writer
Michael Day Writer
Robert Hale Writer
David Hemming Writer
Greg Hull Writer
Trevor Johnson Writer
Jane Lamacraft Writer
Andrea Miller Writer
Matt Rudge Writer
Philip Simon Writer
Ryan Thomas Writer
Chris Turner Writer
Production team
Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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