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 - 2020. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

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Series 102, Episode 6

Helen Lewis, Darren Harriott, Daniel Finkelstein and Jess Fostekew join host Angela Barnes for the topical comedy panel game, featuring cryptic questions, acerbic satire and humorous cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

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Friday 22nd May 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Daniel Finkelstein Guest
Helen Lewis-Hasteley (as Helen Lewis) Guest
Jessica Fostekew Guest
Darren Harriott Guest
Neil Sleat Narrator
Writing team
Max Davis Writer
Laura Major Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Michael Fabbri Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer

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