Newsjack. Copyright: BBC.


BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Radio 7 sketch show written by the public. 139 episodes (pilot + 23 series), 2009 - 2020. Stars Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC Sounds

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

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of 2 further repeats of this episode

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?