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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 2

This week God calls in Pope Francis for his six month appraisal, education secretary Michael Gove writes some love poems, and following the non-PC remarks of Godfrey Bloom Justin talks to the president of Bongo Bongo Land.

Broadcast details

Thursday 26th September 2013
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 29th September 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
Alex Buchanan Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Annie Burchell Writer
Stephen Holford Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
James Bugg Writer
Max Davis Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Alice Gregg Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Andy Wolton Script Editor
Ben Broughton Writer
Andrew Blair Writer
Mathilda Gregory Writer
Steve Bugeja Writer
Nathan Gower Writer
Mark Rawle Writer
Idil Sukan Writer
Adrian Gray Writer
Andy Fell Writer
Dan Siron Writer
Phil Rowson Writer
Simon Hardeman Writer
Stella Graham Writer
Production team
Carl Cooper Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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