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 53, Episode 1

Simon Hoggart is joined by panellists Alan Coren, Corrie Corfield , Jeremy Hardy and Armando Iannucci for a satirical look at the week's news, with Rory Morrison reading cuttings sent in by listeners.


Corrie Corfield, usually a news reader, sat in for an unavoidably detained Sandi Toksvig

Broadcast details

Friday 14th November 2003
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Corrie Corfield Guest
Rory Morrison Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Production team
Simon Nicholls Producer