The News Quiz. Image shows from L to R: Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes, Andy Zaltzman.

The News Quiz

BBC Radio 4 panel show satirising the week's news. Broadcast, 1977 - 2021. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Returns 1st January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Series 101, Episode 1

The first episode of the Series 101 begins with new host Nish Kumar, and guests Alun Cochrane, Mark Steel, Helen Lewis and Lucy Porter.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 10th January 2020
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mark Steel Guest
Lucy Porter Guest
Helen Lewis-Hasteley (as Helen Lewis) Guest
Alun Cochrane Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
Tom Neenan Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Dinkin Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sam Michell Producer
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