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 70, Episode 1

Campaigning, Coups and the Cold: Sandi Toksvig leads the teams in the week that a Labour revolution got left in the cold, Iceland gave the UK the cold shoulder and marriage gave Cameron cold feet. Jeremy Hardy, Fred Macaulay, Will Smith and Danielle Ward make up the illustrious panel.

Broadcast details

Friday 8th January 2010
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 9th January 2010 12:30pm Radio 4
Sunday 17th January 2010 10:30pm Radio 7

Cast & crew

Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jeremy Hardy Guest
Fred MacAulay Guest
Danielle Ward Guest
Will Smith Guest
Harriet Cass Narrator
Writing team
Simon Littlefield Writer
Rhodri Crooks Writer
John-Luke Roberts Writer
Gareth Gwynn Writer (Additional Material)
Ivo Graham Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Sam Bryant Producer

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