- Panel Show
- 1977 - 2024
- BBC Radio 4
- 1,057 (113 series), plus 53 highlights specials
- John Lloyd
- Andy Zaltzman, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and Barry Norman
- Andy Zaltzman
- Simon Nicholls, Ed Morrish, Katie Tyrrell, Lucy Armitage, Jon Rolph, Aled Evans, Jon Naismith, Louise Coats and more
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 Typewriter by Leroy Anderson.
- First broadcast
- Tuesday 6th September 1977 at 6:30pm on BBC Radio 4
- Most recent repeats
- BBC Radio Theatre, Bush Hall, RADA Studios, Shaw Theatre and The Drill Hall - Normally recorded the night before broadcast
- Zoom (Virtual) - Series 102 onwards
- Unity Theatre - Series 109
- Hay Festival - Series 108, 111
- The Stand Comedy Club (Glasgow) - Series 110
- Band on the Wall (Manchester) - Series 112