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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.

Production Details

Production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

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


Recorded at the BBC's Maida Vale Studios in Maida Vale, London.

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 Dec 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.

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