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 56, Episode 8

In the chair is Simon Hoggart, joined by panellists Alan Coren, Sandi Toksvig, Armando Iannucci and Linda Smith, for a tongue-in-cheek examination of the week's news while Carolyn Brown reads out a selection of cuttings.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th February 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Carolyn Brown Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
Paul Kerensa Writer
George Poles Writer
Production team
Katie Tyrrell Producer

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