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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 6

In an episode fronted by Margaret Cabourn-Smith we hear readings from the diary of Roy Hodgson, play First-Time Buyer Monopoly, and listen to an advert for the silent Dyson hair dryer.

Broadcast details

Thursday 24th October 2013
BBC Radio 4 Extra
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 27th October 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Pippa Evans Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Host / Presenter
Neil Edmond Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Kevin Core (as Kev Core) Writer
Alex Clissold-Jones Writer
Robert AJ Newton Writer
Owen Seddon Writer
Emlyn Williams Writer
Steve Blair Writer
Caspian James Writer
James Bugg Writer
Ash Williamson Writer
Garry Abbot Writer
Sarah Campbell Writer
GrĂ¡inne Maguire Writer
Liam Beirne Writer
Tom Neenan Script Editor
Andy Wolton Script Editor
Jez Gee Writer
Will Cooper Writer
Owen Cooper Writer
Laura Watson Writer
Jack Bernhardt Writer
Gilead Amit Writer
Innes McQuillin Writer
Tom Little Writer
Philip Lickley Writer
Mark Rawle Writer
Andrew Spence Writer
Judgement Dave Writer
Alistair Linsell Writer
Andrew Somerville Writer
Elise Bramich Writer
Geraint Ellis Writer
Jim Gibb Writer
Paul Lamb Writer
Richard Mumford Writer
Simon Leese Writer
Thomas Evans Writer
Production team
Carl Cooper Producer
Lyndsay Fenner Producer

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