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.

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Series 47, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Sandi Toksvig, Linda Smith and Fred MacAulay for a satirical look at the week's news, with Peter Donaldson reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 28th September 2001
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Fred MacAulay Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Paul McKenzie Writer
Debbie Barham Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer