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 58 - The News Quiz of the Year 2005

This was a selection of some of the best bits of 2005 (series 56, 57 and 58). Only one compilation show was broadcast for the year but it was forty five minutes long.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 25th December 2005
Time
6:15pm
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Length
45 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Linda Smith Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Fred MacAulay Guest
Clive Anderson Guest
Marcus Brigstocke Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Armando Iannucci Guest
Steve Gribbin Guest
Fi Glover Guest
Harriet Cass Narrator
Charlotte Green Narrator
Corrie Corfield Narrator
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Carolyn Brown Narrator
Rory Morrison Narrator
Brian Perkins Narrator
Writing team
George Poles Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer (Additional Material)
Lucy Clarke Writer (Additional Material)
Dave Cohen Writer (Additional Material)
Paul Kerensa Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Katie Tyrrell Producer
Katie Marsden Producer

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