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 6

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th March 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Cariad Lloyd Ensemble Actor
Writing team
James Kettle Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Eddie Robson Writer
Richard Ward Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Sean Lindsay Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
Murray James Writer
Gareth Gwynn Script Editor
Christopher Stanners Writer
Stuart Cooper Writer
James Brook Writer
Marc Jones Writer
Brett Simpson Writer
Daniel Smith Writer
Dave Baker Writer
Mike Whalley Writer
David Traynier Writer
Roger Utting Writer
Alex Brown Writer
Mathilda Gregory Writer
Barbara Boulton Writer
Kieran Cunningham Writer
Jamie Christopherson Writer
Matthew Fishwick (as Matt Fishwick) Writer
Production team
Lyndsay Fenner Producer
Duncan Middleton Producer

Share this page