The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1059 episodes (113 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Andy Zaltzman, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig and more.

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Series 102, Episode 8

Angela Barnes leads a panel of regular comedians and journalists in rounding up the news stories of the week. Joining her in this final edition of the series are Jen Brister, Sophie Duker, Lucy Porter and Hugo Rifkind.


Andy Zaltzman was originally billed as a guest, but Sophie Duker appeared instead.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th June 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 4th June 2020, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre (Cancelled - no audience)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 6th June 2020 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 8th June 2020 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 9th June 2020 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Angela Barnes Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Hugo Rifkind Guest
Lucy Porter Guest
Jen Brister Guest
Sophie Duker Guest
Caroline Nicholls Narrator
Writing team
Max Davis Writer
Robin Morgan Writer
Jenny Laville Writer
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Zoƫ Tomalin Writer (Additional Material)
Michael Fabbri Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Suzy Grant Producer

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