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.

Series 43, Episode 11

Panellists Jeremy Hardy, Maria Mcerlane, Linda Smith and Mark Steel join chairman Simon Hoggart in a satirical look at the week's news, with cuttings read by Peter Donaldson

Broadcast details

Friday 26th May 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Francis Wheen Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Clive Anderson Guest
John O'Farrell Guest
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Writing team
George Poles Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer