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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 5

This week we hear a school which examines the parents, a look in the archive reveals what happened when wartime celebrities travelled on the tube, and we hear some of the audition tapes for the title role in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie.

Broadcast details

Thursday 17th October 2013
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th October 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
Andy Flood Writer
Tom Neenan Writer
Stephen Holford Writer
Jim Speirs Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Caspian James Writer
Gabby Hutchinson Crouch Writer
James Bugg Writer
Max Davis Writer
Neil Turner Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Chris Collyer Writer
Jack Bernhardt Script Editor
Benjamin Partridge Script Editor
Paul Hennell Writer
Tom Denton Writer
Alex Collier Writer
Mark Rawle Writer
Andrew Stephenson Writer
Judgement Dave Writer
James Boughen Writer
Production team
Carl Cooper Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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