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 107, Episode 3

Andy Zaltzman is joined by Simon Evans, Paul Sinha, Ayesha Hazarika and Kiri Pritchard-McLean, as Andy looks back over the events of 20th May 2020 with Sue Gray-like focus. As well as Downing Street parties, the panel discuss rising energy bills, pig heart transplants, space telescopes and Michael Gove being trapped in a lift.

Broadcast details

Friday 14th January 2022
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 13th January 2022, 19:00 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 15th January 2022 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 17th January 2022 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 18th January 2022 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Zaltzman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Simon Evans Guest
Paul Sinha Guest
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Guest
Ayesha Hazarika Guest
Writing team
Andy Zaltzman Writer
Mike Shephard Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Fraser Writer (Additional Material)
Celya AB Writer (Additional Material)
Rajiv Karia Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Gwyn Rhys Davies Producer
Marc Willcox Sound Designer

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