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.

Episode menu

Series 6, Episode 5

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 22nd March 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 25th March 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 1st April 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Cariad Lloyd Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Gareth Gwynn Writer
James Kettle Writer
Alex Buchanan Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Richard Ward Writer
Nick Hallam Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Jamie Gladden Writer
Caspian James Writer
James Kettle Script Editor
Alfred Williams Writer
Dale Shaw Writer
John Soanes Writer
Joel Slack-Smith Writer
Paul Harrison Writer
Andy Fanton Writer
Carl Carter Writer
Nick Vincent Writer
Thomas Smith Writer
Alex Brown Writer
Laura Watson Writer
Leila Johnston Writer
Tim Warriner Writer
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Writer
Mathilda Gregory Writer
Melanie Branton Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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