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 59, Episode 8

Panellists Alan Coren, Jeremy Hardy, Francis Wheen and John Oliver help chairman Simon Hoggart take a light-hearted look at the week's news, with cuttings read by Harriet Cass


This was Simon Hoggart's last appearance as chairman.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st March 2006
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Simon Hoggart Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Alan Coren Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Sandi Toksvig Guest
Fi Glover Guest
Harriet Cass Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
Simon Littlefield Writer
George Poles Writer
Production team
Katie Tyrrell Producer

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