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.

Series 104 to begin in January 2021.

Series 49, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Jeremy Hardy, Francis Wheen and Nick Clarke for a satirical look at the week's news, with Brian Perkins reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 21st June 2002
Time
6:30pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Nick Clarke Guest
Brian Perkins Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Paul McKenzie Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer