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 34, Episode 12

Barry Took is in the chair as panellists Alan Coren, Andy Hamilton, Francis Wheen and Roy Hattersley examine the funnier aspects of the week's news. Charlotte Green reads out cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Saturday 4th November 1995
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Barry Took Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Roy Hattersley Guest
Charlotte Green Narrator
Writing team
Iain Pattinson Writer
Robert Fraser-Steele Writer
Production team
Aled Evans Producer