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BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 127 episodes (pilot + 21 series), 2009 - 2019. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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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
    Lyndsay Fenner Producer
    Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer

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