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Newsjack

BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 133 episodes (pilot + 22 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

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Series 6

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd February 2012

Prof. Brian Cox talks about a new Sun on Sunday, Justin looks at London Fashion Week, and as part of a work experience scheme the sound affects for the show are done by a teenager.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 1st March 2012

NHS reform, tax loopholes and Russian election are galloped at with cavalier disregard for the team's own safety.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 8th March 2012

The team look at Google, the WI, the diary of Cardinal O'Brien and an archive clip looks back the way benefits were dealt with during Victorian England.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 15th March 2012

The Newsjack team deal with the Lib Dem conference, David Cameron's trip to America, and the big news story of the week - an owl stuck in a pipe.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd March 2012

This week there is a break-in at Ed Miliband's special office, there is a trailer for Bishop's Got Talent, and we go up north to Newsjack's Scottish sister show Och Aye the News.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 29th March 2012

The Police decide who's to use a water cannon during a drought, Newsjack films presents The Terminator as written by Julian Fellows and as it is the last episode of the series there is the Newsjack Closing Ceremony.

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