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.

Series 104 to begin in January 2021.

Series 103, Episode 5

Andy Zaltzman hosts the satirical quiz in front of a virtual audience, with guests Zoe Lyons, Jena Friedman, Mark Nelson and Simon Evans.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd October 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Andy Zaltzman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Simon Evans Guest
Zoe Lyons Guest
Jena Friedman Guest
Mark Nelson Guest
Writing team
Andy Zaltzman Writer
Max Davis Writer (Additional Material)
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Fraser Writer (Additional Material)
Natasha Mwansa Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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