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The News Quiz. Miles Jupp. Copyright: BBC.

The News Quiz

BBC Radio 4 panel show satarising the week's news. Broadcast, 1977 - 2017. Stars Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, Sandi Toksvig and others.

Returns Friday 6th January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

The News Quiz. Miles Jupp. Copyright: BBC.

The News Quiz

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humourous news stories

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
1977 - 2017
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Series
92
Creator
John Lloyd
Starring
Barry Norman, Barry Took, Simon Hoggart, Sandi Toksvig and Miles Jupp
Producers
Simon Nicholls, Ed Morrish, Katie Tyrrell, Lucy Armitage, Jon Rolph, Aled Evans, Jon Naismith, Louise Coates, Colin Swash, Diane Messias, Armando Iannucci, Dan Patterson, John Lloyd, Danny Greenstone, Alan Nixon, Harry Thompson, Victoria Lloyd, Sam Bryant, Lyndsay Fenner, Sam Michell, Richard Morris and Paul Sheehan

One of the first satirical panel games created, and still going strong after decades on air.

The News Quiz asks a panel of comedians to talk about the big news events of the week, as well as reading some funny cuttings from the week's papers, as sent in by listeners.

The show is hosted by Miles Jupp. Previously, Sandi Toksvig was at the helm - she chaired over 220 episodes. The other hosts in the show's history are Barry Norman, Barry Took and Simon Hoggart.

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