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 7, Episode 6

As it is the last show in the series the Newsjack team bring their toys into the studio, Justin talks to Paul McCartney about being stripped of his Number One's for using drugs, and there is a new Back to the Future about the end of British Summer Time.

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th October 2012
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 28th 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
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Richard Ward Writer
Nick Hallam Writer
Alex Clissold-Jones Writer
Robert AJ Newton Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Mark Cowling Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Kevin Baker Writer
Max Davis Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Benjamin Partridge Script Editor
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Robin Bailes Writer
Tony Cowards Writer
Gordon Veniard Writer
Ian Slatter Writer
Dave Baker Writer
Mike Whalley Writer
Sian Harries Writer
Will Cooper Writer
Owen Cooper Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Daniel Glover-James Writer
Susan Murray Writer
Alex Collier Writer
Russell Thompson Writer
Brian Widdas Writer
Dave Gilmore Writer
Paul Nicholson Writer
Tom White Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Carl Cooper Producer

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