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 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

Regular 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