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 - 2021. Stars Miles Jupp, Sandi Toksvig, Simon Hoggart, Barry Took and others.

Returns 1st January at 6:30pm. Episode Guide

Series 69, Episode 1

Sandi Toksvig chairs the topical comedy quiz. The panellists are Andy Hamilton, Mark Steel, Jeremy Hardy and Francis Wheen.

Broadcast details

Friday 25th September 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Andy Hamilton Guest
Francis Wheen Guest
Mark Steel Guest
Peter Donaldson Narrator
Writing team
Lucy Clarke Writer
James Sherwood Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer (Additional Material)
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic Philpot Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Victoria Lloyd Producer

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