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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 5, Episode 5

There's a new children's film starring Liam Fox and his friend Adam Werritty, there is an interview with Paul McCartney, and there is more from Eric Pickles.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 13th October 2011
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 16th October 2011 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Pippa Evans Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Alex Buchanan Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Gregor Paton Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Jamie Gladden Writer
Mark Cowling Writer
Murray James Writer
James Kettle Script Editor
Dale Shaw Writer
Paul Hennell Writer
Gordon Veniard Writer
Andrew Blair Writer
Andy Orr Writer
Helen Zaltzman Writer
Ian Ravenscroft Writer
Kim Marshall Writer
Luke Tobias Steenson Writer
Murray Varey Writer
Production team
Simon Mayhew-Archer Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer


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