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 8, Episode 2

Thsi week Newsjack presents the diary of a panda, a look at schools for "the gifted" and Ed Miliband's cunning way to realise his greatest dream.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st February 2013
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 24th 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
Stephen Holford Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Jamie Gladden Writer
Mark Cowling Writer
Matt Oakley Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
Kevin Baker Writer
James Bugg Writer
Max Davis Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Elaine Malcolmson Writer
John McGlade Writer
Kerris Kent Writer
Thomas Smith Writer
Mike Whalley Writer
Mathilda Gregory Writer
Matthew Fishwick (as Matt Fishwick) Writer
John Walker Writer
Sean Bennett Writer
Tom Crawshaw Writer
Brennan Reece Writer
Hayley Ellis Writer
Dave Williams Writer
Wil Walker Writer
Graeme McCarthy Writer
Charlie Connolly Writer
Fred Spanner Writer
Grant Lane Writer
Jonathan Irwin Writer
Keri Williams Writer
Kevin Archer Writer
Lex Genn Writer
Mike Yeoman Writer
Nathan Gower Writer
Pippa Evans Writer
Will Trimble Writer
Eddie Robson Script Editor
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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