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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 6, Episode 2

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

Broadcast details

Thursday 1st March 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 4th March 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Pippa Evans Ensemble Actor
Nadia Kamil Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Dan Sweryt Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Rebecca Hobbs Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Richard Ward Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
Andy Wolton Writer
Murray James Writer
Steve Blair Writer
Gareth Gwynn Script Editor
Nadia Kamil Writer
John Kelly Writer
Andrew Blair Writer
Ben Draper Writer
Christopher Frost Writer
James Farmer Writer
Jonathan Tremewan Writer
Mark Clompus Writer
Mike Whalley Writer
Nikhil Venkatesh Writer
Rachel Holdsworth Writer
Sian Harries Writer
Tim Smedley Writer
Luke Hanley Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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