The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2022
  • 1017 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.

  • Series 109 to debut in September 2022

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Series 108, Episode 6

Andy Zaltzman records an edition of the satirical quiz from the Hay Literary Festival, featuring Shaparak Khorsandi, Angela Barnes, Paul Sinha and Robin Morgan. News and some (rather tenuous) links to literature combine to make a headline-book-newsfest of a show at the renowned Literature Festival.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th May 2022
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 28th May 2022 12:30pm Radio 4
Monday 30th May 2022 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 31st May 2022 9:00am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Zaltzman Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Paul Sinha Guest
Angela Barnes Guest
Shaparak Khorsandi Guest
Robin Morgan Guest
Writing team
Andy Zaltzman Writer
Max Davis Writer (Additional Material)
Cameron Loxdale Writer (Additional Material)
Alice Fraser Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

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