The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1059 episodes (113 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Andy Zaltzman, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig and more.

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Series 45, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Linda Smith, Francis Wheen and John Sergeant for a satirical look at the week's news, with Corrie Corfield reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Friday 5th January 2001
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Linda Smith Guest
John Sergeant Guest
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Nev Fountain Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer

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