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 7

Andy Zaltzman is joined by Chris McCausland, Eshaan Akbar, Catherine Bohart and Michael Deacon to discuss the COVID report, Boris' holiday, and more Brexit border disputes.


The episode begins with message about the murdered MP David Amess, with Andy Zaltzman saying everyones thoughts were with his family.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th October 2021
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 14th October 2021, 20:00 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 16th October 2021 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 18th October 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 19th October 2021 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Zaltzman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Michael Deacon Guest
Catherine Bohart Guest
Chris McCausland Guest
Eshaan Akbar Guest
Writing team
Andy Zaltzman Writer
Catherine Brinkworth Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Fraser Writer (Additional Material)
Rajiv Karia Writer (Additional Material)
Rhiannon Shaw Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Gwyn Rhys Davies Producer
Mike Smith Sound Designer

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