Ria Lina
The United Nations Of News

The United Nations Of News

  • Radio comedy
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2023
  • 1 episode

An international look at news in the UK and abroad, hosted by Ria Lina. Also features Daliso Chaponda, Ignacio Lopez, Heidi Regan and Urooj Ashfaq.

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
2023
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Creators
Des Clarke and David Flynn
Stars
Ria Lina, Daliso Chaponda, Ignacio Lopez, Heidi Regan and Urooj Ashfaq
Writers
Rebecca Bain, Gregor Paton and Jennifer Walker
Producer
Lauren Mackay
Company

Ria Lina heads up a crack team of comics from around the globe including Daliso Chaponda (Malawi), Ignacio Lopez (Spain) and Heidi Regan (Australia) to discuss the UK's biggest stories before looking at what's hitting the headlines in their homelands.

We show them ours, so they show us theirs. This is The United Nations Of News: proof that comedy really is universal.

Catch-up

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 18th August 2023 at 6:30pm on BBC Radio 4
Episode length
30 minutes
All previous repeats
  • Monday 21st August 2023 at 11:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  • Saturday 19th August 2023 at 12:30pm on Radio 4

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