The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1059 episodes (113 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Andy Zaltzman, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig and more.

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Series 39, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Jeremy Hardy, Linda Smith, Francis Wheen and Tony Hawks for a satirical look at the week's news, with Peter Donaldson reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Saturday 21st February 1998
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Tony Hawks Guest
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Writing team
Dave Cohen Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Hugh Rycroft Writer
Production team
Jon Rolph Producer

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