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 - 2020. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Another series is in development.
The programme is repeated tomorrow at 12:30pm.

Series 42, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Jeremy Hardy, Linda Smith and Stuart Maconie for a satirical look at the week's news, with Brian Perkins reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 27th August 1999
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Stuart Maconie Guest
Brian Perkins Narrator
Writing team
George Poles Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer