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.

Another series is in development.

Series 32, Episode 4

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.

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th September 1994
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Took Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Clive Anderson Guest
Brian Perkins Narrator
Writing team
Iain Pattinson Writer
Robert Fraser-Steele Writer
Production team
Aled Evans Producer