The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2022
  • 1026 episodes (109 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took, Barry Norman and more.

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Series 52, Episode 3

Simon Hoggart and panellists Alan Coren, Moira Stuart, Sandi Toksvig and Boris Johnson take a sideways look at the week's news, with Vaughan Savidge reading out the cuttings.


The show includes a credit for 'the panda's otters were trained by Marika Goode*'. [ *May not be the correct spelling. ]

Broadcast details

Friday 30th May 2003
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Boris Johnson Guest
Moira Stuart Guest
Vaughan Savidge Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
Dave Cohen Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer

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