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 106, Episode 2

Andy Zaltzman is joined by Mark Steel, Olga Koch, Athena Kugblenu and Scott Bennett, as they look at the National Insurance tax hike, the new Texan abortion laws, the Taliban's all male cabinet, Gavin Williamson and Jeff Bezos's investment in a life-extension company.

Broadcast details

Friday 10th September 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 9th September 2021, 20:00 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 11th September 2021 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 13th September 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 14th September 2021 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Zaltzman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Mark Steel Guest
Athena Kugblenu Guest
Olga Koch Guest
Scott Bennett Guest
Writing team
Andy Zaltzman Writer
Simon Alcock Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Fraser Writer (Additional Material)
Tasha Dhanraj Writer (Additional Material)
Jo Coffey Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sam Michell Producer

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