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 8

In the chair is Simon Hoggart, joined by panellists Alan Coren, Linda Smith, Andy Hamilton and John Nicolson , for a tongue-in-cheek examination of the week's news while Peter Donaldson reads out a selection of cuttings.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th May 2000
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Linda Smith Guest
John Nicholson Guest
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Writing team
George Poles Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer