Newsjack. Copyright: BBC


  • 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 6, Episode 4

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 15th March 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 18th March 2012 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
James Kettle Writer
Alex Buchanan Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Will Howells Writer
Alex Clissold-Jones Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Chris Tindall Writer
Murray James Writer
Steve Blair Writer
James Kettle Script Editor
Nadia Kamil Writer
Stuart Cooper Writer
James Brook Writer
Ade Hall Writer
Rachel Wheeley Writer
Andy Fanton Writer
Giovanni Di Nilli Writer
Greg Jennings Writer
Paul Gilmour Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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