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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 5

An actress pretending to be Thora Hird talks about private energy companies, the archive reveals what The Sun newsroom was like back in the 1960s, and we hear what mice really sing and think.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th October 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 21st 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
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Adrian Fisk Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
Eleanor Green Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Andy Wolton Writer
Murray James Writer
Steve Blair Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
James Bugg Writer
Max Davis Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Andy Wolton Script Editor
Pete Hawkins Writer
Thomas Smith Writer
Sian Harries Writer
Will Cooper Writer
Owen Cooper Writer
John Walker Writer
Rob Gilroy Writer
Steve Nelson Writer
Tom Crawshaw Writer
Brennan Reece Writer
Dave Williams Writer
Stephen Burgess Writer
Alex Collier Writer
Ben Moore Writer
Curtis Threadgold Writer
Keith Devlin Writer
Innes McQuillin Writer
Mike Sheldon Writer
Rob Marshall Writer
Russell Thompson Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Carl Cooper Producer

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