The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2022
  • 1006 episodes (108 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took, Barry Norman and more.

  • Continues on Friday on Radio 4 at 6:30pm with Series 108, Episode 6
  • Series 108, Episode 5 repeated at 11pm on Radio 4 Extra

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Series 108, Episode 5

It's a special UK vs Rest of the World edition of the show recorded with a virtual online audience. Anuvab Pal (India) and Alice Fraser (Australia) take on Scott Bennett (Nottingham) and Susie McCabe (Glasgow), all under the watchful eye of news referee, Andy Zaltzman. On the menu is UK inflation, this weekend's Australian elections and the "de-arching" of Russia's McDonalds.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th May 2022
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


  1. Monday 23rd May 2022 at 11:00pm on Radio 4 Extra
  2. Tuesday 24th May 2022 at 9:00am on Radio 4 Extra

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st May 2022 12:30pm Radio 4

Cast & crew

Andy Zaltzman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Anuvab Pal Guest
Alice Fraser Guest
Scott Bennett Guest
Susie McCabe Guest
Writing team
Andy Zaltzman Writer
Max Davis Writer (Additional Material)
Aidan Fitzmaurice Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Fraser Writer (Additional Material)
Jade Gebbie Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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