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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.

Episode menu

Series 5, Episode 4

This week Eshaan heads into virtual reality and meets Esther Manito to discuss Trump's erratic press conferences, Eamonn Holmes' curious mind, and the real victims of the current age, billionaires.

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th April 2020
BBC Radio 4 Extra
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Eshaan Akbar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Esther Manito Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Simon Alcock Writer
Charlie Dinkin Writer
Cameron Loxdale Writer (Additional Material)
Conor O'Grady Writer (Additional Material)
Danny Malone Writer (Additional Material)
James Gill Writer (Additional Material)
Joe Barnes Writer (Additional Material)
Amy Xander Writer (Additional Material)
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer (Additional Material)
Eshaan Akbar Writer (Additional Material)
Sean Stokes Writer (Additional Material)
Esther Manito Writer (Additional Material)
Edward DeCesare Writer (Additional Material)
William Sebag-Montefiore Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Gwyn Rhys Davies Producer

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