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 50, Episode 8

In the chair is Simon Hoggart, joined by panellists Alan Coren, Alexei Sayle, Andy Hamilton and Linda Smith, for a tongue-in-cheek examination of the week's news while Charlotte Green reads out a selection of cuttings.

Broadcast details

Friday 20th December 2002
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Alexei Sayle Guest
Charlotte Green Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Paul McKenzie Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer