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The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1084 episodes (114 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 47, Episode 8

In the chair is Simon Hoggart, joined by panellists Jeremy Hardy, Linda Smith, Francis Wheen and Tony Hawks, for a tongue-in-cheek examination of the week's news while Brian Perkins reads out a selection of cuttings.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 16th November 2001
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Tony Hawks Guest
Brian Perkins Narrator
Writing team
Dave Cohen Writer
Tom Jamieson Writer
Paul McKenzie Writer
Debbie Barham Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer

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