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 - 2021. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Returns 1st January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Series 52, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Matthew Parris, Sandi Toksvig, Francis Wheen and Armando Iannucci for a satirical look at the week's news, with Corrie Corfield reading cuttings sent in by listeners.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th May 2003
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Francis Wheen Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Matthew Parris Guest
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer