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 7, Episode 4

George Osbourne has an odd haircut, we read from the diary of vandalising artist Vladimir Umanets, and the Newsjack team give tips on how to survive when the electricity goes out.

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th October 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 14th October 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
Alex Buchanan Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Nick Hallam Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Robert AJ Newton Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Kevin Baker Writer
Max Davis Writer
Jon Hunter Script Editor
Robert Hale Writer
Daniel Smith Writer
Rachel Wheeley Writer
Mathew Wasley Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Susan Murray Writer
Alex Boardman Writer
Brennan Reece Writer
Hayley Ellis Writer
Dave Williams Writer
John Gallagher Writer
John Rushton Writer
Matthew Yeomans Writer
Nick Barlow Writer
Peter Thompson Writer
Rachel Sambrooks Writer
Sarah Ivinson Writer
Stephen Burgess Writer
Wil Walker Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Carl Cooper Producer

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