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 40, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Jeremy Hardy, Linda Smith, Steve Punt and Roy Hattersley for a satirical look at the week's news, with Peter Donaldson reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 28th August 1998
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Steve Punt Guest
Roy Hattersley Guest
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Writing team
George Poles Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Production team
Jon Rolph Producer

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