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 - 2021. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Returns 1st January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

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

Date
Saturday 24th August 1996
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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