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The Brig Society

The Brig Society

  • Radio sketch show / stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2013 - 2022
  • 20 episodes (4 series)

Stand-up and sketch series presented by Marcus Brigstocke. Each week is themed around a different industry. Also features Rufus Jones, William Andrews, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Colin Hoult.

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 1 - Newspaper Editor

Marcus decides to sort out the press by starting his own newspaper.

Further details

Extra! Extra! Brigstocke starts own newspaper shock! Read all about it on Radio 4! Plus we reveal the headline of the year that you'll never get to read.

Marcus Brigstocke has decided to sort out the press, as he plunges headfirst into the contents of the great British newspaper.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 16th November 2016
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 7:30am Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 5:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 23rd November 2016 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 24th November 2016 5:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 3rd July 2018 11:00pm Radio 4
Thursday 25th July 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 14th February 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Marcus Brigstocke Host / Presenter
William Andrews Ensemble Actor
Margaret Cabourn-Smith Ensemble Actor
Colin Hoult Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Marcus Brigstocke Writer
Jeremy Salsby Writer
Toby Davies Writer
Nick Doody Writer
Steve Punt Writer
Dan Tetsell Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Tyler Director
David Tyler Producer

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