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 49 - 25 Years of the News Quiz

A special show to celebrate twenty-five years of The News Quiz. Chaired by Simon Hoggart it follows the regular format, but with three members in each team -
Alan Coren, Francis Wheen and Jeremy Hardy -v- Andy Hamilton, John Sergeant and Linda Smith - and four readers: Brian Perkins, Charlotte Green, Corrie Corfield and Peter Donaldson.

Broadcast details

Saturday 7th September 2002
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Linda Smith Guest
John Sergeant Guest
Charlotte Green Narrator
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Brian Perkins Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Paul McKenzie Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Production team
Lucy Armitage Producer