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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

The News At Bedtime

  • Radio sketch show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2009 - 2010
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

Radio comedy from the writers of Private Eye. Stars Jack Dee and Peter Capaldi as two news readers in a fairytale land. Stars Jack Dee, Peter Capaldi, Lucy Montgomery, Vicki Pepperdine, Dan Tetsell and more.

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Series 1, Episode 1

John Tweedledum and Jim Tweedledee report on the scandal of Jack and his genetically-modified beanstalk.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 24th December 2009
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
15 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Jack Dee John Tweedledum
Peter Capaldi Jim Tweedledee
Lucy Montgomery Ensemble Actor
Vicki Pepperdine Ensemble Actor
Dan Tetsell Ensemble Actor
Lewis Macleod Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Chris Addison Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Ian Hislop Writer
Nick Newman Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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