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 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
  • Thursday 19th May 2022, 19:30 at Zoom (Virtual)


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st May 2022 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 23rd May 2022 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 24th May 2022 9:00am Radio 4 Extra


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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