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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 9, Episode 1

This week Postman Pat gets made redundant, new Australian PM Tony Abbott tries to promote his country and there is a marriage counseling session involving a French Mickey Mouse.

Broadcast details

Thursday 19th September 2013
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 22nd September 2013 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
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Martin Hastie Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
James Bugg Writer
Max Davis Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Vivienne Riddoch Writer
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Andy Wolton Script Editor
Jez Gee Writer
Alex Collier Writer
Graeme McCarthy Writer
Nathan Gower Writer
Tom Little Writer
Stefan Arif Writer
Robin Bell Writer
Andy Crick Writer
Benjamin Dixon Writer
Jessica Fostekew Writer
Michael Goodman Writer
Peter Jump Writer
Danny Kenny Writer
Simon Paul Miller Writer
John Newton Writer
Kevin Shepherd Writer
Andrew Spence Writer
Diane Spencer Writer
Idil Sukan Writer
Guy Veale Writer
Marc Wyn Jones Writer
Production team
Carl Cooper Producer
Alexandra Smith Producer

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