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 8, Episode 1

God is angry with retiring Pope Benedict XVI for not showing his greatest creation, Barclays try to become more caring by making people redundant, and Newsjack presents a safety announcement about urban foxes featuring Boris Johnson.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th February 2013
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 17th February 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Pippa Evans Ensemble Actor
Nadia Kamil Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Alex Buchanan Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Stephen Mawhinney Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Gregor Paton Writer
Stephen Holford Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Sean Lindsay Writer
Eleanor Green Writer
David Salisbury Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Kevin Baker Writer
James Bugg Writer
Neil Turner Writer
Jack Bernhardt Script Editor
Benjamin Partridge Script Editor
Marc Jones Writer
Joseph Kenny Writer
Philip Simon Writer
Daniel Smith Writer
Alexander Burrows Writer
Paul Gilmour Writer
Laura Watson Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Sarah Morgan Writer
Sean Bennett Writer
Crispin Fisher Writer
Steve Nelson Writer
Ben Moore Writer
Alison Pritchard Writer
Ben Hillyar Writer
Craig Harris Writer
Gary Gilliand Writer
Graeme McCarthy Writer
Jackie Fitzmaurice Writer
Matt Hewson Writer
Matt Wasley Writer
Mike Wainwright Writer
Dave Charter Writer
Zane Sheldrake Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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