Newsjack Unplugged. Copyright: BBC.

Newsjack Unplugged

BBC Radio 4 Extra sketch show highlights packages. 42 episodes (5 series), 2018 - 2020. Stars Darren Harriott, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Tez Ilyas and Eshaan Akbar.

Newsjack Unplugged. Copyright: BBC.

Newsjack Unplugged

Short-form spin-off from Newsjack, featuring a monologue, new sketches and archive material

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2018 - 2020
Channel
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Episodes
42   (5 series)
Starring
Darren Harriott, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Tez Ilyas and Eshaan Akbar
Writers
Laura Major, Mike Shephard, Catherine Brinkworth and Kat Sadler
Producers
Andy Goddard and Gwyn Rhys Davies

Newsjack Unplugged is a podcast and radio show from the same team behind the long-running main Newsjack show.

These short-form programmes feature a monologue from the host, plus new sketches and archive material from past series of the main show.

The script written by the two BBC Radio Comedy Writers' Bursary staff, with some of the writers who have impressed on the main Newsjack show invited to submit additional material.

Production Details

Production companies
Also known as
  • Comedy Club: Newsjack Unplugged
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 7th June 2018 on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 10:30pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 16th April 2020 on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 10:30pm
Length of episodes
15 minutes