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 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

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

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