The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2022
  • 1026 episodes (109 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took, Barry Norman and more.

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Series 36, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Sandi Toksvig, Jeremy Hardy and Miles Kington for a satirical look at the week's news, with Peter Donaldson reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Saturday 24th August 1996
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Miles Kington Guest
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Writing team
Iain Pattinson Writer
Hugh Rycroft Writer
Adam Bostock-Smith Writer
Production team
Aled Evans Producer

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