The News Quiz. Andy Zaltzman
The News Quiz

The News Quiz

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1977 - 2024
  • 1059 episodes (113 series)

A long-running satirical Radio 4 panel show that takes a look at the week's more humorous news stories. Stars Andy Zaltzman, Angela Barnes, Nish Kumar, Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig and more.

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Series 68, Episode 1

Flu, floozies, and first impressions. Sandi Toksvig and the team discuss Swine Fever, David Cameron's man-heavy shadow cabinet, and Barack Obama's first 100 days in office. With guest panellists Phill Jupitus, Andy Hamilton, Fred Macaulay and Hugo Rifkind.

Broadcast details

Friday 1st May 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 2nd May 2009 12:30pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Andy Hamilton Guest
Hugo Rifkind Guest
Phill Jupitus Guest
Fred MacAulay Guest
Harriet Cass Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
Stephen Carlin Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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