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.

Series 104 to begin in January 2021.

Series 34, Episode 1

Barry Took is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Tony Hawks, Francis Wheen and Mark Steel for a satirical look at the week's news, with Charlotte Green reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Saturday 19th August 1995
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Took Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Tony Hawks Guest
Charlotte Green Narrator
Writing team
Iain Pattinson Writer
Production team
Aled Evans Producer