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 - 2020. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

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Series 32

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Saturday 20th August 1994

Barry Took is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Roy Hattersley, Francis Wheen and Craig Ferguson for a satirical look at the week's news, with Charlotte Green reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Saturday 27th August 1994

Panellists Alan Coren, Mark Stein, Richard Ingrams and Francis Wheen join chairman Barry Took in a satirical look at the week's news, with cuttings read by Brian Perkins

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Saturday 3rd September 1994

Barry Took and panellists Alan Coren, Nick Clarke, Richard Ingrams and Tony Slattery take a sideways look at the week's news, with Brian Perkins reading out the cuttings.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Saturday 10th September 1994

Barry Took is in the chair as panellists Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Francis Wheen and Clive Anderson examine the funnier aspects of the week's news. Brian Perkins reads out cuttings sent in by listeners.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Saturday 17th September 1994

Barry Took questions panellists Alan Coren, Andrew Rawnsley, Francis Wheen and Tony Hawks about this week's news while Peter Donaldson reads out cuttings sent in by listeners.

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Saturday 24th September 1994

Panellists Alan Coren, Martin Young, Ian Hislop and Steve Punt help chairman Barry Took take a light-hearted look at the week's news, with cuttings read by Charlotte Green

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7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Saturday 1st October 1994

Barry Took is in the chair and Brian Perkins reads out cuttings as panellists Alan Coren, Trevor McDonald, Richard Ingrams and Ian Hislop take a satirical look at the week's news.

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8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Saturday 8th October 1994

In the chair is Barry Took, joined by panellists Alan Coren, Kate Adie, Richard Ingrams and John Wells, for a tongue-in-cheek examination of the week's news while Peter Donaldson reads out a selection of cuttings.

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9. Episode Nine

First broadcast: Saturday 15th October 1994

Barry Took is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Jane Thynne, Richard Ingrams and John Wells for a satirical look at the week's news, with Charlotte Green reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

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10. Episode Ten

First broadcast: Saturday 22nd October 1994

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11. Episode Eleven

First broadcast: Saturday 29th October 1994

Barry Took and panellists Alan Coren, Julia Langdon, Francis Wheen and Tony Hawks take a sideways look at the week's news, with Charlotte Green reading out the cuttings.

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