The News Quiz. Image shows from L to R: Nish Kumar, Angela Barnes, Andy Zaltzman.

The News Quiz

BBC Radio 4 panel show satirising the week's news. Broadcast, 1977 - 2021. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Returns 1st January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Highlights Special - Best Of 2019

The News Quiz team starts the year with a look back at the best bits of News Quiz in 2019. A review of a busy year of doing or dying and some musical chairs in The News Quiz hot seat too.

Broadcast details

Friday 3rd January 2020
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Nish Kumar Host / Presenter
Writing team
Catherine Brinkworth Writer
Production team
Richard Morris Producer

Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Broadcast details of another repeat

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?