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

Series 23, Episode 1

Barry Took is joined by panellists Richard Ingrams, John Wells, Alan Coren and Charles Kennedy for a satirical look at the week's news, with Brian Perkins reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 12th May 1990
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Took Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Richard Ingrams Guest
Charles Kennedy Guest
John Wells Guest
Brian Perkins Narrator
Writing team
John Langdon Writer
Production team
Armando Iannucci Producer