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 7

Andy Zaltzman hosts the first episode of The News Quiz to feature a studio audience at the BBC Radio Theatre since 2020. Joining him are Athena Kugblenu, Mark Steel, Hugo Rifkind and Jackie Weaver to look at NHS backlogs, the end of all COVID restrictions in England, a minor reshuffle and a major scientific breakthrough.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th February 2022
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes
  • Thursday 10th February 2022, 19:30 at BBC Radio Theatre


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 12th February 2022 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 14th February 2022 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 15th February 2022 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Zaltzman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Hugo Rifkind Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Athena Kugblenu Guest
Jackie Weaver Guest
Writing team
Andy Zaltzman Writer
Alex Kealy Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Fraser Writer (Additional Material)
Rajiv Karia Writer (Additional Material)
Eleri Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Gwyn Rhys Davies Producer
Marc Willcox Sound Designer

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