The News Quiz. Miles Jupp. Copyright: BBC.

The News Quiz

BBC Radio 4 panel show satirising the week's news. Broadcast, 1977 - 2019. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and Barry Norman.

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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 humorous news stories

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
1977 - 2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Series
99
Creator
John Lloyd
Starring
Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and Barry Norman
Producers
Simon Nicholls, Ed Morrish, Katie Tyrrell, Lucy Armitage, Jon Rolph, Aled Evans, Jon Naismith, Louise Coates, Colin Swash, Diane Messias and others

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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Production company
Soundtrack
The Typewriter by Leroy Anderson.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 99 Episode 2: Tomorrow at 11pm on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Series 99 Episode 2: Tuesday at 9am on Radio 4 Extra

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