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 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

Date
Saturday 21st February 1998
Time
12:25pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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