Newsjack Unplugged. Copyright: BBC
Newsjack Unplugged

Newsjack Unplugged

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4 Extra
  • 2018 - 2020
  • 38 episodes (5 series)

Short-form spin-off from Newsjack, featuring a monologue, new sketches and archive material. Stars Darren Harriott, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, Tez Ilyas and Eshaan Akbar.

Newsjack Unplugged. Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2018 - 2020
Channels
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Episodes
38 (5 series)
Stars
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
Companies

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.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Comedy Club: Newsjack Unplugged
Production
Studio

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 7th June 2018 at 10:30pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra

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