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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.

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Series 7, Episode 1

There is a new sci-fi film about the past being re-written by remarking GCSEs, the archive looks at a scandal involving a bare-shinned Prince Albert, and Ed Miliband thinks the Tories are really out to get him - because he looks like a badger.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 20th September 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 23rd September 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Cariad Lloyd Ensemble Actor
Nadia Kamil Ensemble Actor
Writing team
James Kettle Writer
Darren Ross Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Will Howells Writer
Jamie Gladden Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
James Bugg Writer
James Kettle Script Editor
Dave Thompson (as David Thompson) Writer
Simon Thompson Writer
Tim Matthews Writer
Matthew Fishwick (as Matt Fishwick) Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Sean Bennett Writer
Tom Denton Writer
Alasdair Beckett-King Writer
Andy Sweeting Writer
Daniel Glover-James Writer
James Martin Writer
JD Allan Writer
Lucy Freeman Writer
Luke Cedar Writer
Martin Mor Writer
Peter Skidmore Writer
Oliver Marshpete Writer
Phil Mann Writer
Susan Murray Writer
Tim Partridge Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Carl Cooper Producer

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