The News At Bedtime. Image shows from L to R: Jim Tweedledee (Peter Capaldi), John Tweedledum (Jack Dee). Copyright: BBC.

The News At Bedtime

BBC Radio 4 sketch show. 8 episodes (1 series), 2009 - 2010. Stars Jack Dee, Peter Capaldi, Lucy Montgomery, Vicki Pepperdine, Dan Tetsell and Lewis Macleod.

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Theme tune is a remix of the BBC News theme playing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star".
Laugh track


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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 24th December 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 6:15pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 31st December 2010 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30pm
Last repeat
Wednesday 24th December 2014 at 11:15pm on Radio 4 Extra


The News At Bedtime. Image shows from L to R: John Tweedledum (Jack Dee), Jim Tweedledee (Peter Capaldi). Copyright: BBC.