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 6

Newsjack presents coverage of the all important "Budget Sketch", 10% of the jokes have been removed removed by the Cypriot government, and we read the humble diary of Pope Francis I.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st March 2013
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 24th March 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Justin Edwards Host / Presenter
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Nadia Kamil Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Danny Antrobus Writer
Alex Buchanan Writer
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Benjamin Partridge (as Ben Partridge) Writer
Jon Hunter Writer
Stephen Holford Writer
Graham Kilvington Writer
Robert AJ Newton Writer
Chris Allen Writer
Jamie Gladden Writer
Mark Cowling Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
Kevin Baker Writer
James Bugg Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Benjamin Partridge Script Editor
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Alfred Williams Writer
Jim Coulson Writer
David Traynier Writer
Paul Gilmour Writer
Matthew Fishwick (as Matt Fishwick) Writer
Brian Widdas Writer
Alan Stafford Writer
Simon Wiltshire Writer
Nick R. Thomas Writer
Mark Rawle Writer
Mick Hodgkin Writer
Neil Quigley Writer
Peter Merrett Writer
Production team
Ed Morrish Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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